volume 5, issue 14, P188-189 1948
DOI: 10.1177/026455054800501403
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Henry McGowan

Abstract: In one form or another, respect for truth is always of the greatest importance, for it is an issue which is an ingredient of all other spiritual issues.Truth is the coinage by which other values are measured: if that coinage is debased, inflated or counterfeit, all other virtues slide into a vicious spiral, so that vice comes to be regarded as virtue, and virtue as vice; a world of topsy turvydom ensues, with that most menacing of all insecurities-insecurity of moral judgment.What then is this quality which w…

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