by Ursula Goodenough and Varadaraja V. Raman

When is a person right? When is a person wrong? What’s involved in making the call?

A useful way of framing the matter is to speak of exopotent truths and endopotent truths.

This is an interesting and I bet thought-provoking look at the difference between exopotent and endopotent truth and the issues that this generates in intellectual discussions.  These two “types” of truth are interestingly juxtaposed in a way that I hadn’t seen before.  Link below:

http://www.npr.org/blogs/13.7/2010/07/22/128688672/examining-more-than-one-truth?ft=1&f=114424647

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