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Premise 1 Different individuals and cultures at different times hold widely varying and sometimes contradictory beliefs about whats real and whats true No truths are common to all individuals or cultures Explantion The first part of this premise is true It is a propositional belief that can be tested and proven true People do in fact hold different beliefs about truths and reality but what is actually true and what is actually real is universal and objective to all individuals and cultures People that develop in different cognizable worlds will naturally hold different beliefs about what is true and real on the basis of experiences opinions and truths in which they have been previously exposed to These beliefs can only differ when the truth being questioned has been recognized or conceived by an individual or culture Any existing thing whether it be social constructions or tangible pieces of matter that is conceived causes an immediate opinion or belief about that thing to be formed subconsciously Though ones belief about a truth may differ from anothers it does not mean that the actual reality of the truth varies There are things that are undeniably real and true to every individual no matter what opinion is imposed on it Bohstedt supports that things such as matter and social constructions are undeniably real Objects of matter such as land and water and social constructions such as the national debt and marriage cannot be denied truth reality or existence To illustrate this claim I will refer to Christopher Columbus Suppose that on his voyage to discover new land he heard his ship mate cry out Land aheadconsidering the words pertain to the proper meaning and usage of the language of that time Columbus had not seen land in years He gazes ahead at the land but chooses to deny its reality on the premises of his prior surroundings and experiences He ignored the claim and ordered his
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