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Certainty

is a term we use to describe knowledge that has been established beyond any reasonable doubt

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Culture

includes tradition, values, religion, language, habits of a society

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Evidence

Any fact of claim that someone offers in support of another claim

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Explanation

Accounts for why something is the way it is, but does not necessarily try to persuade the listener to believe what is being said

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Interpretation

Examine the facts is a particular case and then figure out what they mean

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Justification

A type of explanation that includes an attempt to persuade the listener that the action taken were correct, or at least understandable. An attempt to convince the listener that what is being said is correct.

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Objectivity

The ability to observe, interpret, analyse and report some- thing without the influence of our personal wishes or opin- ions

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Perspective

The particular viewpoint from which an individual or group takes in information and decides what is important or what something means.

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Power

The ability to exercise one's will over others. Knowledge can give us power and we also need to know how those in power control the knowledge that is being created and distributed.

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Responsibility

An obligation to use something (e.g. knowledge) wisely, for the common good or for a good outcome

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Truth

A statement or belief that accurately reflects reality.

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Values

Reflects what we consider to be important or beneficial. Often influenced by our culture, education, and social background.

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