Posts Tagged ‘Truth’

Jean Baudrillard, discouraging philosopher

“El simulacro no es lo que oculta la verdad. Es la verdad la que oculta que no hay verdad. El simulacro es verdadero”, Jean Baudrillard.

Jean Baudrillard was a French philosopher and sociologist who focused on the contemporary society. In his first book El sistema de los objetos (1968), he tried to apply the concepts of Ferdinand Saussure´s linguistics in Karl Marx´s political and economical theories, analysing the value of changes as significant and the value of use as significant. In that first book, he also analyses the indiference with which North Americans have constructed a new culture of transparence. Read more…

The truth is out there on the net

December 18, 2011 Leave a comment

Social networks are supposed to be the center of liars and impunity. After a research made by Jeffrey Hancock,and some analisis of Clive Thompson, it’s possible to say that the Internet has become more trustful and honest due to the fear to be exposure to be caught.

The truth is out there on the net. Far from encouraging mass deceit, the web promotes honesty because we fear getting caught, writes Clive Thompson.

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The subject of my choice: Logic

December 13, 2010 Leave a comment

People constantly make decisions about what think as  true in different aspects of their lives. As Fernández Casad0 states, although everyone agrees that it is better to believe that which is true, they often disagree about what is true in particular cases. Aristotle defined the human being as a rational animal. If we go by this definition, we conclude that the logic is indispensable for human beings to live according to their nature. Read more…

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