The concept of truth, i.e. the idea that statements and beliefs express propositions that correspond to reality, cannot be accounted for in the absence of God. Why is that?
First, let us consider the fact that we cannot determine if it is at all possible for propositions to correspond to reality unless we already are in possession of a concept of truth by which to judge this. Said in another way, we cannot determine if truth exists unless we already pressuppose the truth of a certain concept of truth. Thus, the conclusion so far is that truth is axiomatic. It cannot be denied, because in order to deny it we have to first presuppose it. So which worldview can account for the concept of truth?Continue reading “Atheism Cannot Account for the Concept of Truth”