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Our subjective reality is a distortion of objective reality, as our subjective reality doesn't contain all information contained in objective reality (we don't know everything). Instead we interpolate and extrapolate with the limited amount of information at our disposal to create our subjective reality.

Okay, I have no idea really, I just made all that up.

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by NordicStorm (m<-at->sturmbaum.net) on Tue Aug 21st, 2007 at 10:13:39 AM EST
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Okay, I have no idea really, I just made all that up.

Bingo. :)

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Tue Aug 21st, 2007 at 10:43:41 AM EST
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snort....hilarious...funniest comment on the thread!

psst, i think you're sposed to call that 'channeling', dude/ss....

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by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Tue Aug 21st, 2007 at 08:29:09 PM EST
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I could bore you for days telling you - and other innocent by-standers - why:

Our subjective reality is a distortion of objective reality, as our subjective reality doesn't contain all information contained in objective reality (we don't know everything). Instead we interpolate and extrapolate with the limited amount of information at our disposal to create our subjective reality.

is accurate.  I like it so much I'm going to steal it. (But, please to call it 'research'!)

The only quibble I can muster is the use of "distortion" which is emotive and incorrect.  I would prefer the term "range of response to".

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Tue Aug 21st, 2007 at 09:11:18 PM EST
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I vote with ATinNM on this.
(Except that I read "distortion" as a more neutral term.)

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by technopolitical on Thu Aug 23rd, 2007 at 03:14:09 AM EST
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