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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

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
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da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
revolt
da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
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Source:  OpenStax, Truth and subjectivity. OpenStax CNX. Jul 25, 2016 Download for free at http://legacy.cnx.org/content/col11945/1.2
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