The Generation (Z) That “Feels” Truth
by Caleb Eckerd
“[W]hy should we pay so much attention to what ‘most people’ think? The really reasonable people, who have more claim to be considered, will believe that the facts are exactly as they are.”
~ Socrates, Apology, Crito and Phaedo of Socrates.
Welcome to the generation that “feels” truth. Today, having discussion about things that are true is harder than ever. Back in the days of Socrates, relativism was simply a philosophy that was understood, but it wasn’t a widely held philosophy. Now, this isn’t simply a philosophy, IT IS how you distinguish what truth is and isn’t. I have long prepared for conversations with people that believe there’s no absolute Truth and have experienced it multiple times; however, every single time I talk with someone and ask leading questions, I am amazed to find out how much people actually don’t believe there is any truth to be found.
I recently engaged in a conversation with someone over the topic of truth, and I asked them…