Can we ever really know the truth about a given thing. As we seek to understand the true cause or explanation of the event, instance or happening, our perceptions are shaped, reshaped, and then finally justified by so many factors. Historians profess that the fact, examined like a social science provides a window into some Rankean notion of objectivity, however they wrestle whether true objectivity can ever be found. There is your truth, my truth and then the truth in-between.

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