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Emotion

I think when one looks at something objectively, one is really trying to look at something without letting one's emotion, or the emotions of others, "get in the way." To look at something subjectively is to take your emotion into account. It is easy, therefore, for someone (like me) who hasn't had cancer in their family to say "well, it would be better for everyone if these measures that have been deemed unecesary aren't taken," while it is much more difficult for someone who has been affected in some way by cancer. Which is better? Should we look at things on an individual or collective basis?

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