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What is Truth?. What does truth mean to you?. What is true for you?. Write down a list of five ‘facts’ about yourself: One ‘fact’ should be absolutely true. One ‘fact’ should be true. One ‘fact’ should be mostly true One ‘fact’ should have a little bit of truth in it.

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What is truth

What is Truth?

What does truth mean to you?


What is true for you

What is true for you?

Write down a list of five ‘facts’ about yourself:

  • One ‘fact’ should be absolutely true.

  • One ‘fact’ should be true.

  • One ‘fact’ should be mostly true

  • One ‘fact’ should have a little bit of truth in it.

  • One ‘fact’ should be a complete lie.

  • Write these five ‘facts’ down on a scrap of paper, but make sure they are in random order.


So what was the truth

So what was the truth?

In mixed groups have people try to guess the order of your truths. Each group member should mark your truths from one to five.

One= The most true statement

Five = A big lie

Reveal the correct order to the group.


So what did we learn about truth

So what did we learn about truth?

Discuss the following questions with your group:

  • Which ‘truth’ surprised you the most in the group?

  • Which ‘lie’ was hardest to detect?

  • What lessons can we learn about truth from this activity?


What have we learnt about the truth from this exercise

What have we learnt about the truth from this exercise?

Here are some quotes about the truth.

  • What do the quotes have in common?

  • How would your group express this idea? Make up your own catchy quote.

    “All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.”Schopenhauer

    “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” Galileo


What have we learnt about the truth from this exercise1

What have we learnt about the truth from this exercise?

Here are some quotes about the truth.

  • What do the quotes have in common?

  • How would your group express this idea? Make up your own catchy quote.

    “I have been truthful all along the way. The truth is more interesting, and if you tell the truth you never have to cover your tracks.” Scott Westerfeld

    “Truth never hurts the teller.” ROBERTBROWNING


What have we learnt about the truth from this exercise2

What have we learnt about the truth from this exercise?

Here are some quotes about the truth.

  • What do the quotes have in common?

  • How would your group express this idea? Make up your own catchy quote.

    “Say not, 'I have found the truth,' but rather, 'I have found a truth.’” Lenin

    “The truth is always multiplex.” DELANY, Empire Star

    “Truth is a point of view about things.” PROUST


What have we learnt about the truth from this exercise3

What have we learnt about the truth from this exercise?

Here are some quotes about the truth.

  • What do the quotes have in common?

  • How would your group express this idea? Make up your own catchy quote.

    Truth will only make you unpopular. BORCHERT

    Truth doesn't always heal a wounded soul. GORKY


What have we learnt about the truth from this exercise4

What have we learnt about the truth from this exercise?

Here are some quotes about the truth.

  • What do the quotes have in common?

  • How would your group express this idea? Make up your own catchy quote.

    “Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie.”  ~Robert Brault

    “If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them.” ~ Pietro Aretino


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