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A Night in the Desert: an Introduction to Perception vs Reality

One of the topics that fascinates me the most in philosophy and psychology, and will therefore feature most heavily on this blog, is the difference between perception and reality. 1,712 more words


Just the facts Ma'am

I am forever pondering the nature of reality, the subjective nature of reality, the way our perceptions tend to influence our perspective. Facts can be stubborn things and yet “facts” are not necessarily “truth,” because facts must pass through our filters of prejudice, bias, and experience. 669 more words

Objective Morality, Really?

I have been reading a number of recent blog posts regarding the topic of objective versus subjective moralities. The usual terms are thrown around: “illusory,” “fictional,” “delusional,” etc. 439 more words



Everyone sings their own song
If only they can remember it –
Otherwise, they need to hum along with everyone else.

Potentially, consciousness is as open as sunshine – 120 more words

2009 Poetry: I Don't Exist

I asked someone to verify my existence.
She could not.


We're All It

Life has meaning because we each individually decide it has meaning. All objective meaning is subject to subjective interpretation. Verne can choose not to be it. 15 more words

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You Really Think So?

Quick! Name the nine planets that revolve around the sun. (Don’t tell me that Pluto isn’t a planet, I don’t want to hear it.)

If you came up with nine you likely started with Mercury, being nearest the sun, and then worked your way out further into the solar system with Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and then good old Clyde Tombaugh’s 1930 discovery, Pluto. 1,130 more words