For the purpose of our discussion on critical thinking, we shall define truth as objective
reality, the actual state of affairs. According to this view, what people believe about
something in no way alters reality.
Since as long a s i can remember, my parents have taught me to believe in "God", the
father of Jesus Christ, the "one" who created the world we live in today. As I got older
and a little more wiser I started to question this invisible figure. Who is he? How do I
know that he can perform miracles? Does he forgive you of your sins? Just as I started
to find out if Santa Clause was really a figment of my imagination, I wanted to know the
same about God, I wanted to know the truth.. And soon i learned the truth.
When I was at the age of seven, I found out that my Grandmother, from my dads sisde of
thte family was very ill, her kidneys gave out, and she needed a transplant. I remember
that day very vividly, i remember walking into the hospital room where she was placed at
the time, and a sort of silence with a mixture of darkness in the room. We entered and
the Doctor had told my family and I that there was no kidney transplant available for my