Can one know anything absolutely?

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Can one know anything absolutely?

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Post by ultimate777 » Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:14 pm

I have known people who hallucinated. I think you have to take it on faith you are not hallucinating. You cannot be absolutely sure. How then can you have sure and certain knowledge, as the preacher sometimes says in church, that what you believe is true? Isn't to say you are sure and certain dishonest, even if its for a good cause?

I guess sure and certain don't mean sure and certain, do they? :econfused:

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Post by Nessa » Tue Jun 28, 2016 2:50 pm

ultimate777 wrote:I have known people who hallucinated. I think you have to take it on faith you are not hallucinating. You cannot be absolutely sure. How then can you have sure and certain knowledge, as the preacher sometimes says in church, that what you believe is true? Isn't to say you are sure and certain dishonest, even if its for a good cause?

I guess sure and certain don't mean sure and certain, do they? :econfused:
Doesn't the question itself presuppose that you can can know something absolutely or not?

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Post by RickD » Tue Jun 28, 2016 2:54 pm

Nessa wrote:
ultimate777 wrote:I have known people who hallucinated. I think you have to take it on faith you are not hallucinating. You cannot be absolutely sure. How then can you have sure and certain knowledge, as the preacher sometimes says in church, that what you believe is true? Isn't to say you are sure and certain dishonest, even if its for a good cause?

I guess sure and certain don't mean sure and certain, do they? :econfused:
Doesn't the question itself presuppose that you can can know something absolutely or not?
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