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The question of right and wrong has been battled over for centuries. Many conservatives still believe that truth is absolute, while others disagree, saying that truth is relative. I believe that truth is an individual’s perception of beliefs and decisions. For that reason, truth differentiates among individuals thorough their contrasting opinions. But, truth is something that everyone believes to be correct. Thus, it greatly depends on what’s true in the minds of the people. On the contrary, truth that’s spoken with bad intent is considered to be worse than a lie. Hence, truth is an expression, symbol or statement that corresponds to reality and happiness.

Truth is dominated by one’s subjective thoughts and beliefs. It is a concept that’s created by man, and therefore can never have any absolutes. And if a concept such as the truth has no absolutes, it becomes subjective based upon your perceptions of it. However, an individual’s experiences, thoughts and beliefs shape their perception of truth. Truth is timeless, abstract and unchanging ideals based on the individual. All truth is subjected to an individual’s opinion. It is based on person’s perspective on society and developed by their past experiences.

Similarly, subjective truth deals with what is in the persons\' mind. Also could mean the opinion of a person of certain objects. A subjective truth is an idea which may be important to me but not to you.   For example, I decide that killing, under any circumstance, is wrong, but you decide that killing to protect yourself is ok.   The idea that killing is wrong is upheld by both of us, but your truth and mine are different, subject to our opinions on the idea.

Nevertheless, I also consider truth to be absolute, and therefore, it is never right to do wrong. Truth is the purity that differentiates between right and wrong.   “Absolute Truth” is true regardless of what we believe and think.   Absolute truth stands on its own. In the sense, absolute...
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