Are truths relative or absolute?

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    We are not everything. The subject has now shifted?
     
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    Everything passes, everything changes. The only thing stable in the universe is that condition of impermanence.
     
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    If everything changes, then truth cannot be absolute, because it would change as well.
     
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    Ah, that is the mystery of life. What is absolute truth? Is it what some people call God or Buddha?

    Is it a state beyond conception?

    "Inconceivable, inexpressible and ineffable, the perfection of sublime knowing is unborn and unceasing, the very nature of space. It is the realm of your own self-knowing timeless awareness..."

    Prajnaparamita
     
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    But what I really want to know is, do you have tuna?

    I'm just a typing cat stuck in a philosophy thread.
     
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    Yes, I have tuna. You're not stuck.:eusa_drool:
     
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    Great! This is where I run into the can opener versus no opposeable thumbs issue.
     
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    OK pusscat. I'll open the can for you. You can line up with the four kitties I have.
     
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    Foil packages were genius!
     
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    And yet, if one believes the gospels, even Jesus had doubts in gethsemane. And as far as I know, no one ever asked him if his doubts were justified.
     

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