The Role of Perception in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest".

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What is truth? This is a question that has been pondered upon by philosophers throughout the ages. Gustave Flaubert once said: " There is no truth, there is only perception". This point of view can easily be defended but, on such a vast subject, one must dig deeper into the question to find the answer. On a problem such as this, there may be many truths applicable to different situations and circumstances. Are all truths based …

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…of which contradict one another, but none of them are false. This abstract thought relies on the basic principle that everyone is unique. One could trace it to the genetic coding of each individual. But the fact remains that different thoughts build different truths. Everyone has different thoughts. Every individual has different truths that they have built and rely on following their perceptions of actions and their surroundings. Gustave Flaubert is correct. Truth is perception.