Question about Rationality - Allen Stairs responds

Is there any way to prove that you are telling the truth when it seems false to others? Response from: Allen Stairs My answer is bound to disappoint, but here goes anyway.The obvious options
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Is there any way to prove that you are telling the truth when it seems false to others? Response from: Allen Stairs My answer is bound to disappoint, but here goes anyway.The obvious options for proving that I'm telling the truth are 1) to give reasons for thinking what I say is actually true, 2) to give reasons for thinking that I'm honest and 3) to give people a basis for doubting their own reasons for doubting me.1) The best way to prove that you're telling the truth is to give people good reasons to believe that what you're saying is actually true. Unfortunately, in some cases this is really hard. Suppose I really did hear John tell Mary that he planned to break into Sam's computer. That might really have happened, and I might have heard it. But I might not have any independent way of showing that John and Mary really had this conversation, and if it's my word against theirs, there's not a lot that I can do. 2) I might be able to provide evidence that I'm generally honest,. . .

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