Fresach adopts Truth Charter

At the conclusion of the European Tolerance Talks 2024, the Denk.Raum.Fresach Board adopted a truth charter in which the principles and methods for researching truth are defined. Governments and civil society are called upon to strengthen trust in scientific methods for finding the truth, it says. This cannot be achieved through regulations or laws, but only through public dialogue and careful justification. 

For centuries, religion and politics in Europe have determined what should be considered truth. Only with the Enlightenment and the strengthening of science and research in the 19th century did it become possible to question outdated truths and define new truths. But even the new truths are subject to constant objection and contradiction. That is why education, science and research are so central to finding the truth, to the well-being of the community and to a vibrant democracy. Read more on pressetext.

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