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Where do we go if we gain knowledge of the absolute truth?

You ask: Where do we go if we gain knowledge of the absolute truth? Well, you are starting your philosophical career in the right place, among philosophers, so Philosophy StackExchange is a good ...
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What (and why) is right and wrong? (For humanity, as a whole)

The most common idea is called Common Sense Convergence. Although there are variations, in general humans tend to move towards, adopt, favor, defend and justify things that work for them and feel ...
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What (and why) is right and wrong? (For humanity, as a whole)

It is impossible to answer this question without identifying the subject of this qualification (right or wrong). A human individual or a group of human individuals History of humanity as a whole ...
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Where do we go if we gain knowledge of the absolute truth?

There's an old Buddhist parable that applies here: Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. Grasping absolute truth (the Western analog of ...
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What (and why) is right and wrong? (For humanity, as a whole)

"What is the most common idea behind right and wrong across all religions, philosophers, and beliefs?" There isn't one. There is a huge variation. This is the central question of what is ...
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Is there a difference between "true" and "real"?

Typically, "truth" is used to describe propositions, while "real" is used to describe the existence of a thing. If X is "real" then the proposition "X exists" ...
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Where do we go if we gain knowledge of the absolute truth?

Unfortunately you do not tell us what you consider the characteristics of “the absolute truth”. Hence I answer your question under the assumption to consider an absolute truth to be a proposition ...
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Is there a difference between "true" and "real"?

One amongst many interpretations of the "real" and the "true", posted mainly to show the diversity available. (Since postmodernism the meanings are less rigid.) In the quote below, ...
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What (and why) is right and wrong? (For humanity, as a whole)

Humanity involves collective cultures , societies and civilisation that humans have built. There are different moral and ethical values. Therefore we can not talk about absolute right and wrong for ...
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What (and why) is right and wrong? (For humanity, as a whole)

There's also the "Golden Rule". The Golden Rule is the principle of treating others as one would want to be treated by them. Source There are various sayings and translations that have a ...
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Where do we go if we gain knowledge of the absolute truth?

There are many absolute truths: There are no round squares. There are no square circles. All bachelors are unmarried. Knowledge of these absolute truths has not had a profound influence on my life. In ...
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Where do we go if we gain knowledge of the absolute truth?

If we attain absolute knowledge, then it will change our belief system, it will affect how we interact with each other. For many people absolute knowledge has already been achieved. For example- ...
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Is identity the consciousness or merely something emerging into consciousness by its close proximity to the intelligence and its process?

One of the fundamental distinctions between eastern and western modes of philosophizing is that the former distinguishes consciousness from the content of consciousness. By the (vanilla) western ...
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