The deepest truths are not true or false like a Boolean variable, they are incarnated. This is partly why people get so angry when you are living a life that, by their philosophy, your outcome should be different. This is why the people conservatives save their worst for are the ones who worked hard, were moral, and still failed miserably. And this is why the people Christians save their worst for are the ones who sincerely sought God and found nothing or worse (that’s me, read earlier entries for more details). If these truths were not incarnated, if they were just like math problems where you could derive a simple answer, then there wouldn’t be so much emotion around them.
Every human is an island, whether you are allowed to believe so or not. Most philosophies of life are one size fits all but what fits for one person may be the opposite of what fits for another.