About truth

Albania 348

„Die Wahrheit ist von dieser Welt; in dieser Welt wird sie aufgrund
vielfältiger Zwänge produziert, verfügt sie über geregelte Machtwirkungen.
Jede Gesellschaft hat ihre eigene Ordnung der Wahrheit,
ihre ‘allgemeine Politik‘ der Wahrheit: d.h. sie akzeptiert bestimmte
Diskurse, die sie als wahre Diskurse funktionieren läßt…“ (Michel Foucault)

“Truth is from this world; in this world it is produced based on manifold coercions, commanding directed effects of power. Every society has its own order of truth, its own ‘general policy’ of truth: i.e. it accepts certain discourses which it allows to operate as true discourses…” (Michel Foucault)

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A traveler for life, anthropologist, philanthropist, hobby journalist, political analyst, writer, screenwriter, on the pursuit of knowledge, wisdom & harmony.
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