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What is truth? Does it come from our senses and the external world around us or can we trust our internal senses?

Intelligence is subjective and truth is subjective, truth is really just discovering what the most accurate emotional reality is - and measuring emotion is extremely subjective.

All the words the people use are really subjective then - anything complex that isn’t scientific would be subjective - or could be considered to be subjective. there are different emotional concepts that are tied to different words - if Jung found out that everything in life was a mental construct or an archetype I don’t know how he would react. There aren’t just a few words that are significant that are archetypes - but practically every word that is psychologically significant or a mental construct is significant in some way.

When someone says the word ‘god’ that is significant as an exclamative or declarative word - they are making a statement or trying to convey emotion or distress. So the word ‘god’ is probably the best example for a word that is used to convey emotion because people say it when they are emotional - similar to using a swear word only swear words are more vulgar. So the word ‘god’ is used in a similar fashion to using swear words only it is less vulgar and possibly more emotional.

So when someone says the word ‘god’ what are they being subjective about? they are simply being emotional - it could be subjective to decide if they are emotional, however it might be obvious because of their facial expression or tone which could help convey if they are being emotional or what their feelings are.

So how emotional people are or how much they are feeling might not be so subjective because humans can see facial expression and tone of voice, etc. The more complex subjective feelings and ideas that people have might be harder to understand or prove, however.

How could all of reality be perceived? It would be perceiving everything all at once - in previous articles I mentioned that there was unconscious and conscious and emotional and cognitive perception. If someone views something emotionally then they are just looking at their emotions and how they look at it unconsciously - but if someone is perceiving something consciously it is a more conscious and deliberative attempt to view the world.

However, how is everything then perceived? What is the ‘minds eye’ so to speak? People don’t just see the visual world but they perceive everything emotionally and cognitively. How could someone understand what they are taking in from the world around them?

There are different ways of understanding concepts and experiences intellectually - emotionally how life is experienced in rather simple because everything could just be described in emotional groupings - this event evoked this this and that feeling, etc.

However the intellectual is much more complicated - animals could just experience emotions and feelings however if you think about an experience you could frame it in very different ways. Different experiences might evoke similar emotions - because there are only a few basic emotions, however someone could think about the experience in rather different ways.

What does that mean - to think about something in a different way? Someone could think about something with a different emotional perspective - for instance think angrily or pessimistically (sad); however that would just be thinking with the different emotional groupings that I already mentioned someone can feel with.

Any idea could tilt how someone views something intellectually. There might only be a few basic ideas just like there are a few basic emotions; however there are probably a lot more basic ideas than basic emotions because when someone thinks about something it is very different than from when then feel something.

An idea could be tied to an emotion or feeling - that is why feelings and emotions differ - because their associated ideas also differ.

Questions & Answers

anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
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it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
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for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
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Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
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what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
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types of nano material
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I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
many many of nanotubes
what is the k.e before it land
what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
I'm interested in nanotube
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
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how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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