Tag: truth

Saying ‘No’

A ‘no’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Truth is the invention of a liar

“Truth is the invention of a liar.” – Heinz von Foerster clearly stated, that truth has the character of a chameleon, “it takes on whatever color the user wants it to have.” It separates people who are right, and those…


“Wenn der Begriff der Wahrheit überhaupt nicht mehr vorkäme, könnten wir vermutlich alle friedlich miteinander leben.” – Heinz von Foerster in einem DIE ZEIT-Interview mit Bernd Pörksen, 1998.