Feb 18 2011

How Can We Find Truth? Part 4

Category: Epistemology,ReasoningJames @ 6:48 pm

Note: I have re-written this post, and included it in my recent book, The Triple Path. You can read an updated version of this post on pages 274 through 290 of the book, which you can download for free here (PDF).

This video is a new screencast I’ve created that also contains a discussion of similar issues, from a Mormon perspective:

9 Responses to “How Can We Find Truth? Part 4”

  1. Robert says:

    Amazing post…you are pro…I am going to bookmark your blog to see what else you write…solid stuff…

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  3. Zack Tacorin says:


    I’ve referred to this page (How Can We Find Truth? Part 4) numerous times. It’s amazing how well it demonstrates that many individuals receive these “spiritual” experiences regarding ideas, principles, and beliefs that are often contradictory. Thank you for compiling these narratives!


  4. B says:

    Thank you so much for this info! Can you recommend any books about the spiritual feelings people of various religions experience? It would be really helpful to me in my own spiritual/philosophical/intellectual journey.

    • James Rogers says:

      I’m not sure what has been written comparing the spiritual feelings of people of different religions. If you want to read more generally about the topic of elevation, probably the best place to start is “The Happiness Hypothesis” by Jonathan Haidt. Or just google “Jonathan Haidt” and elevation. He’s written a lot of inerested stuff on the subject.

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  6. Truth Seeker says:

    Thank you sharing this. I have referred to it in my own post on the same subject:


    You have done excellent research and it is very appreciated!

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