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What is the biggest truth you personally have found in life?

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posted on Apr, 7 2008 @ 09:37 PM
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After 44 years, countless girlfriends, two marriages, two divorces, and one kid, it is impossible to please women. And I am going to make a prediction here, when they do find life on Mars, alien, microbial etc... I have no doubt at the DNA level it will be female in origin.




posted on Apr, 7 2008 @ 09:53 PM
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"You insult other religions and beleifs all around the world by saying things like that. Isn't it time we put all our truths together and sort them out. We are better than this."

Funny how, my opinion is considered an insult, But I don't consider their lies insulting, they are just lies.

Even more funny than that, is how free speech has been twisted by unconstitutional law, and strangely unopposed by the masses, to be "protected"!

Ever think about...What EXACTLY is being or NEEDS protection? Would that be, "We the People" who need protection, or LIARS who fear being exposed?

When you do figure it out, the WHO should become obvious.



posted on Apr, 7 2008 @ 09:55 PM
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What is the biggest truth you personally have found in life?


That extra- terrestrial reptillian shapeshifters disguised as royalty plan and carry out the most devious and complex plans that end in our, the common man's sufferage and repression.




I was only being half-serious!


Seriously, It would have to be between...

The people that are the most selfish look after pretty much the interests of mankind.

or

that people plain just don't think for themselves. They want someone to think for them.



posted on Apr, 7 2008 @ 10:09 PM
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truth that i personally know?

-Obviously the TRUE truth is that you live and then you die.
-The old people today, who don't have wisdom, are still afraid to die.
-The young are lied to everyday.
-Pain/struggle is the best teacher.


And im on my path to figure whats this life suppose to mean? Like why are we here, why lol?



posted on Apr, 7 2008 @ 10:11 PM
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That life is an illusion.. We are not the bodies we appear to be. WE are not the brain within our own head..


And then 2nd place.. We never did beat the British. And that we are still ruled by the queen of England.. Or more over the 3 state empire.
America never did Win our freedom.. We got suckered in one more time.
We never won, and everything you where taught in school is a boldface lie!



posted on Apr, 7 2008 @ 10:23 PM
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The BIGGEST truth I have found..........is there is NO DEATH.

We live on with all of our ideas and learnings and preferences. Even our silly ideas 'GO' with us when this physical form ceases to function and all that IS US just slips out of it and on to other adventures.



posted on Apr, 7 2008 @ 10:34 PM
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We have 3 eyes! And the 3rd one carries our immortal souls!

www.linktoit.com/theatlanteanconspiracy



posted on Apr, 7 2008 @ 10:36 PM
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Money is the root of all evil.
We are but a drop in the ocean of God's love.
Everything is everything.



posted on Apr, 7 2008 @ 10:51 PM
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I have found that the biggest secret in life is the use of knowledge.

I believe Life is a test for all those put here and that there is an ultimate test to bring the races together... not sexually but non racially and get us to worktogether... once we look past that we will find the truth in religion... once we get past the truth in relgion we will get past the truth of this world and in doing so we will be able to skip the boundaries of science and we will have an increasingly large amount of knowledge just drenching us from its nice cold mist.

Then i believe that that is not the only secret... i believe that there are many secrets so that we do not find out the more influential secrets... that way it wont be obvious and it will be tough... thus making the true intelligent ones to figure out the problems.

I believe that knowledge is given to all to test ones character... to see if its wealth and bounty corrupts even the most honest of men.

I believe Life is a cycle of truth and knowledge... but sometimes you have to see false knoweldge to understand truth... so i have found that everything is confused... we are human we have been designed by the creator to be unsure... thus when we seek knowledge it is a blessing... should we remember it that is another blessing... so the secret is to seek knowledge and do as much good as possible with it. The secret... Knowledge = Love Love = Knowledge Then the mental picture should be millions of cirlces within each other representing true facts about all the things in the universe.... the closer you get to true knowledge the closer you get to creation... or the creator...



posted on Apr, 7 2008 @ 10:58 PM
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Originally posted by Sleuth
youth is wasted on the young.



I think the one absolute truth that ive found in my life is this:

No matter how tough life gets...crack a joke

seriously, thats my truth, that you gotta lighten up every once in awhile and not take life so seriously. Thats why I personally don't feel youth is wasted on the young. Actually once you start to lose that youthfull mentality....well thats when the slow journey towards death begins lol



posted on Apr, 7 2008 @ 11:00 PM
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Originally posted by Secret Shadow

Originally posted by Sleuth
youth is wasted on the young.



I think the one absolute truth that ive found in my life is this:

No matter how tough life gets...crack a joke

seriously, thats my truth, that you gotta lighten up every once in awhile and not take life so seriously. Thats why I personally don't feel youth is wasted on the young. Actually once you start to lose that youthfull mentality....well thats when the slow journey towards death begins lol


I agree... Life is not wasted on the youth... if the older generation would give its youth all of their knowledge... life would simply be amazing for those young ones.... For REAL.



posted on Apr, 7 2008 @ 11:05 PM
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Great thread.

I must observe that all of the answers so far touch on facets, or aspects of "truth". I'm no longer young (although I have yet to fart dust), but I have found that three simple words sum up my relationship to any 'absolute truth'.

They are "I don't know".

That's not to imply that I don't care, or that I don't seek...I do. The density of data and complexity of information (even in our mundane daily lives!) are such that it's difficult for monkeys evolved in the savannah's of Africa (with the emphasis on social and material gain for survival) to wrap our furry heads around.

We can't, without the aid of a theological prop, even say (for sure) why we're here.

Let's start with an easier question....

Where did the universe come from?

You can tell me all kinds of imaginative stories involving, navels, turtles, dreams, and gods...or we can discuss singularities, black holes, branes, and matter. But, in the end, it's conjecture, fiction, and faith, and all we've done is recycle some atmospheric gases. Recycling is good.

Again, I still seek.

I feel that my adopting those three small words has helped me immeasurably. First off, it reduces conflict. I don't know if any of you have noticed, but we monkeys have a tendency to throw feces (or worse) at one another when we disagree. It can get ugly.

We also tend to clump into camps of 'us' VS 'them'. It usually has something to do with conceptual differences regarding the invisible man in the sky, or our imaginary 'money'. Camping is good, camps...not so much.

I don't know.

Besides, we have no language to discuss the deepest of truth. English lends itself useful for accounting and conquest.

I don't know.

Great thread.



posted on Apr, 7 2008 @ 11:13 PM
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One of the biggest truths I've come to understand is that religion is either for the weak minded or manipulative, or for people that happen to be some combination of the two.

And now onto something completely different


Originally posted by toasted
Funny how, my opinion is considered an insult, But I don't consider their lies insulting, they are just lies.

Your opinion can be considered insulting because of the implications contained within it.

Consider that the only gods that exist live on Olympus, and Jesus is a silly hippy.

Or that there is NO god but Allah, and Mohummad wore a fish helmet.

Or Eru Ilúvatar created Arda and Yaweh is just a grumpy, spiteful asshat.

All religions MUST implicitly state that they are correct and that every other religion is incorrect as this is the only way to keep people emotionally chained down. Although the more enlightened and intelligent will turn away from such obvious brainwashing techniques, they are in the minority and their membership is trivial.

Also, your argument is unclear. Exactly what lies are you talking about? I can only guess you're calling everyone that doesn't agree with you a liar, fair enough. Let's analyze that statement.

The most basic definition of a lie is, "an untrue statement." Well, not to be philisophical about it, but the agruments in question are subjective and completely unprovable, so a truth in this context is personal, and to try to argue absolute truth in this context would be like dividing by zero. So if the truth is subjective, people that disagree with you aren't telling lies, but they are telling truths according to their own experience.


Even more funny than that, is how free speech has been twisted by unconstitutional law, and strangely unopposed by the masses, to be "protected"!

Uhhhh... care to back that unintelligible statement up?



Ever think about...What EXACTLY is being or NEEDS protection? Would that be, "We the People" who need protection, or LIARS who fear being exposed?

Once again, not only would I like some evidence, but I'd like to know what you're talking about. Free speech is the foundation of a free society, everyone gets it. Baring arms is important too... but that's neither here nor there.


When you do figure it out, the WHO should become obvious.


You know what, let's call me an idiot whom can't figure anything out. Please, enlighten me.

OOOHHHH wait, I just thought of another big truth that we can all agree on...

I'm an ass



posted on Apr, 7 2008 @ 11:58 PM
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Well im only 21, but i would have to say that there is no such thing as complete trust, never ever think that you can trust someone with everything.



posted on Apr, 8 2008 @ 12:41 AM
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Well, I don't know that the most important thing I have ever learned is a "truth" more a realization brought forth by the late Carl Sagan. And because I can't say it any better and don't like to quote I will just post the vid. It is something every human should see in their life at an early age and at an old age. I imagine most people here have seen it but just in case.

There are not enough people like Carl to fill the void left by him. And this is a humbling and troubling realization. We are not privileged, only fortunate. There are whole celestial bodies made of diamonds out there while blood diamonds go to market every day. We should be planet hopping or at least doing our very best job at it but defense contracts take front seat while space programs get cut. While people believe in divine beings they never stop to realize we can be divine beings ourself. That would probably be the greatest truth I know.

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posted on Apr, 8 2008 @ 12:50 AM
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There is no such thing as a secret.



posted on Apr, 8 2008 @ 12:53 AM
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How about this....Truth is in the eye of the beholder. I have most certainly learned that. What I view as truth...the next person does not.



posted on Apr, 8 2008 @ 01:03 AM
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The biggest truth I have found in life is to keep things in balance. And... timing is everything...

Right, forgot to add that I'm 39.

[edit on 8-4-2008 by damefool]



posted on Apr, 8 2008 @ 01:23 AM
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Ok, since just about everyone else got more than one truth, I'll do the same.

1. Nothing is permanent, and nothing is ever black and white.
2. We're not all as different as we imagine.
3. Bad experiences are necessary and good for you...it's hard to be compassionate when you have no first-hand experience of suffering.
4. Death isn't an end, just a change.

I'm 26 right now. I imagine in 10-20 years, I'll have a whole new set of truths.

Good thread!



posted on Apr, 8 2008 @ 01:31 AM
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We are living on a rock floating in the middle of space, with infinity in every direction.

Once I grasped that, I mean, really understood the profound implication of that simple truth, everything else is/was/will be ancillary.



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