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Seriously, you believe you "know" something. But none of us truly "know" anything. And it is when we delude ourselves into believing and stop questioning something that we believe we know anything. Think of everything that mankind has convinced himself that he "knew" through out history. How much of that has been proven incorrect? How can you justify believing yourself somehow better than they? Are you somhow less failable and beyond them? Our senses can be tricked. And we can trick ourselves and if we let them others can trick us.
Originally posted by Watcher-In-The-Shadows
reply to post by Klaatumagnum
No. The confidence I mention is the under current of your statements. To refer to one's self as "awake" while others are "asleep" denotes any number of uncongratulatory things about the speaker, psychologically speaking. In using such self congratulatory terms one shows just how much of that confidence is hot air. Otherwise such terms would not be needed or even avoided.
Each one of us creates our own reality. How can anyone discredit anothers perception?
The latter party will wallow in delusion.