Is there an absolute truth?

Adam Bly is the founder and editor-in-chief of Seed Magazine and the Chairman/CEO of Seed Media Group. Seed is a bi-monthly science magazine based out of New York and is distributed internationally. The magazine looks at issues located at the intersection of science and society. In 2007, Seed was nominated for two National Magazine Awards.

At 16, Bly was the youngest researcher at the National Research Council of Cancer, where he spent three years studying cell adhesion and cancer. Bly has received many international prizes, including being selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2007, and has also received the Jubilee Medal. Bly lives in New York City.

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Question: Is there an absolute truth?

Adam Bly: No. I don’t . . . That doesn’t . . . That’s not an idea that resonates with me. There may be. There may not be, but it’s not an idea that I feel comfortable with. I like the idea of an __________ total relationship with truth, something that we get very, very, very, very, very, very, very close to. I don’t know what capital “T” is, and I’m kind of not . . . That idea doesn’t sit well with me.


Recorded on: 10/17/07