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a way of regarding situations, facts, etc, and judging their relative importance
a principle, proposition, idea, etc, accepted as true
originally posted by: Gothmog
Ever since grade school (way back when) when I heard about Descartes and the "I think therefore I am" (cogito ergo sum) I have changed that to a more logical and updated version .I think , therefore YOU are .
Pretty much puts it into perspective.
originally posted by: InnerPeace2012
a reply to: peppycat
It is impossible to understand someones perspective unless they are willing to share thier honest stance on the matter at hand.
Until then we can only assume.
originally posted by: Dark Ghost
a reply to: InnerPeace2012
Your thread revisits the philosophical debate between Objectivism and Subjectivism, which can be fought on different fronts (mainly metaphysics or ethics). It seems that you have chosen metaphysics for this thread.
I lean towards subjectivism myself, so I mainly agree with your opening post.
In many ways, this Objectivism vs. Subjectivism debate stems from the whole Nature vs. Nurture debate. At the end of the day, it comes down to whether you believe the person influences their environment or whether their environment influences the person. What is the answer? I am still trying to determine that myself...