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kgould's picture

I agree with the idea that

I agree with the idea that our interpretations of the world are far more subjective than we think, even when it comes to empiricism and the physical sciences. 

Beyond who controls the information, what gets published, the kinds of things that people see and hear, our brain is structured in a way that is controlled by both our genetics and our environment (nature and nurture). No one has the exact same genetics and the exact same upbringing/experience of the world. So the connections and pathways in our brains are unique to each person--and while perceptions certainly coincide, to call them "identical" or "objective" seems almost dangerous to me?...


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