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since it canĀ“t be falsified do we have to accept it as being true? No. Just because we can't for sure say it's false doesn't mean it's true. The truth value is simply unknown. Btw. Everything about this story could have happened exactly how they claimed, with the only difference being that the person wasn't actually Jesus. The only special claim made is ...


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The philosophy in which falsifiability, or its close relative verifiablilty, is the criterion for meaning is known as logical positivism. It was all the rage in the mid-twentieth century. The verification principle states that no statement has any meaning unless it is, at least in principle, verifiable. The problem is that the verification principle is ...


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