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Author Topic:   How are we justified?
Peter
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Message 23 of 30 (33012)
02-24-2003 3:58 AM
Reply to: Message 1 by Gzus
12-27-2002 9:00 AM


Reality is just shared perception.
We have no way of knowing that anyone else exists in
fact ... all other people could be mental constructs of
our own.
It is a pointless line of reasoning since we must make the
best existence we can out of the perceptions we have. If those
perceptions are broadly speaking corroborated by a sufficient
number of others, then we have no reason to act in any
way other than to accept that as our reality.
If 100 independent observers see an object in the sky, which
they all describe inthe same way, and cannot be reconciled with
any known aircraft then it IS a UFO (unidentified flying object).
That doesn't mean it is extra terrestrial.

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Peter
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Message 26 of 30 (33031)
02-24-2003 7:53 AM
Reply to: Message 24 by Gzus
02-24-2003 5:52 AM


Does that mean you agree or disagree ... or does it
depend on whether or not I perceive you to agree?

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Peter
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Message 29 of 30 (33095)
02-24-2003 5:25 PM
Reply to: Message 28 by Satcomm
02-24-2003 1:30 PM


That's more or less what I said in the rest of
the post, wasn't it?

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