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By Edward C. Mendler

In fake Truths, Edward C. Mendler contends that the various ideals, tenets, conclusions, and understandings which are greatly authorised as “truths” are, in reality, now not legitimate in any respect. Such doubtful and fake suggestions come up not just in philosophy and theology but additionally lower than the rubrics of cosmology, quantum physics, democracy, freedom, economics, and diverse features of “human nature” and evolution. We settle for and soak up those fake rules simply because they have been and are propounded through “authorities,” either old and sleek. Mendler asserts that we should always problem all of them — from Plato directly to modern theorists in all of these fields — and query and research each component of their conclusions.

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