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  • The Great Illusion

    The Great Illusion According to the Thomas Jeffery Hogan and R. David Mautz, Jr., “Earnings per share (EPS) is considered by some to be the single most important item in the financial statements” (Hogan and Mautz, Jr., 1991, p. 50). Reasons for this are that they are known to be disclosed in statements of public companies as well as a figure auditors refer to. However, earnings per share may not really be the number investors should look at. Concepts Statement

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  • Hidden History: Humans and Reality

    history and of time itself. Time is not linear, it is spherical and holographic. History, therefore, is not linear, and the revised editions are not only written forward towards a pre-determined destination, it is also written backwards, revised from the back end, starting from the pre-determined conclusion and being filled in accordingly all the way to the beginning. The real question we must then ask is why and how did the spin-doctors know the destination in the first place from which to spin

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  • Money Brings Illusion

    Money brings Illusion In East and West Egg, money can virtually buy anything you need. Take for example Gatsby and his lavish, extravagant parties. At one point in the story Nick comments that he might be one of the few guests that were actually invited to the party and didn’t just show up. The first party that Nick actually attends does indeed seem like a sort of piece of theatre that is happening around him and Gatsby. The guests are in a flurry of increasingly drunken activity around him and

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  • The Book of Illusions

    The Book of Illusions by Paul Auster If a tree falls in a forest with nobody around, does it make a sound? At one point in his 10th novel, The Book of Illusions, Paul Auster briefly refers to this philosophical concept. If a man, however, lives a life that nobody else notices, did he really live? That's the real debate that he proposes with this novel. The book opens with the sentence, "Everyone thought he was dead." It refers to a silent film comedian named Hector Mann who just disappeared

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  • The Harsh Reality About Reality Tv

    The Harsh Reality about Reality Television Tasha Sutton ENG 122 English Composition II Instructor, Tina Santino March 28, 2013 The Harsh Reality about Reality Television What happen to the good old days when television programs had sweet, wholesome, honorable messages depicted to their viewer. Remember the sitcom, Family Matters, with Steve Erkel and the Winslow family. Brings a smile to your face, does it not? Television programs such as Family Matters, Saved by the

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  • Elements of Illusion

    are concerned with several major spatial and temporal elements. These design elements punctuate and underscore the movement of figures within the frame, including the following: setting, lighting, costuming, makeup, and hairstyles. Choose a scene from movieclips.com. In a three to five page paper, (excluding the cover and reference pages) analyze the mise-en-scène. used this type of lighting because of the significant effects it would present in the scene (Goodykoontz & Jacobs, 2011). When the

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  • Illusion

    A case related to illusions Everyday, we hear, we sense, we see a lot of information. When our brain, our perceptual system, misinterprets the information, the perceptual illusions occur. It is a cognitive perception, because you transmit information to the brain and our brain starts to process. I came up with four examples that are either from my own experiences or from my visual observation. And I think they can be used to illustrate perceptual illusions. But I’m not sure whether two of those

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  • Victims and Vengeance

    Victims and Vengeance Ryan Cirilo CJA 324 March 25, 2013 University of Phoenix Victims and Vengeance Victim’s Rights In today’s justice system the victims have a lot of rights that they never had in the past and they are able to be heard. I never knew that victims had any rights when it came to the suspect’s trial. The only thing I was sure of was that the victims had the right to testify and have the court here their story. It is like the victim is part of the trial just as much as everyone

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  • The Power of Illusion

    Filmmaking - Track B Cultural Mythology and World Religions – Extra Credit Assignment The Power of Illusion 'Kumaré' Kumaré is a documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and starts to build a following. Vikram Gandhi's experiment has been criticized as immoral, many others do agree with his philosophy and “teachings”. The experiment had simply grown out of his control by the time he could reveal his true self. Kumaré's followers in the documentary claimed to be comforted by

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  • Working -from - Home Dream Now a Reality

    years ne nasDeenworkJng troro twme. He prcters working from hoinr because hv can spend more time ivitli his family and have a better work-life balance. Sunjit isn't alone: in Britain, there are 2.1 million people who work from home at present. In addition, about eight million people spend some time working in the home rather than in an office. This is almost twice as many as ten years ago. This rapidly-growing trend towards working from home is the same in many countries. But what are the

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  • Illusion and Mendacity

    Peter Tim Soriano Mr. Chalmers ENG 4U 16 December 2013 Illusion and Mendacity In Tennessee Williams’ plays Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and A Streetcar Named Desire, several characters suffer by lying and by being unaware of reality. Both plays demonstrate and signify the themes of illusion vs. reality and mendacity through past trauma, alcohol abuse, and through strained family and marital relationships. In Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Brick is an example to all of these factors through his past with his

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  • Psych Illusion

    The first illusion was the Muller-Lyer Illusion. It consists of an arrow shape in which the arrowhead faces different directions. In the middle of the shape is another arrowhead that is supposed to divide the length of the arrow in half. The left-facing arrow illusion did little to affect my perception of the distance. However, I was consistently short on the right-facing arrow. The alignment of the arrow drastically affected my perception. I thought I was consistently dividing it in half, but the

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  • Is Life an Illusion

    Is life an Illusion? David Coulter Liberty University Is Life an Illusion? Each of the readings discusses aspects of man being deceived by his senses. In The Matrix, almost every human is plugged into a giant computer and lives out an illusion provided by the computer to the brain (Wachowski, 1999). In The Allegory of the Cave, a hypothetical situation where men are only allowed to see shadows of reality is discussed by Socrates and Glaucon (Plato, n.d.). Finally, in Meditation I of The

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  • Escape from Reality

    2103 Escape from Reality The modern world is plagued by the departure from an idealistic and imaginative state of mind into a realm of superficial social anxieties. Director Terry Gilliam, an American-born British director and member of the comedy group Monty Python, displays the theme of the rejection of pragmatism in favor of imagination in many of his movies. The theme of escaping from mundane reality into an alternative, inspired universe is most prevalent in his films Time Bandits (1981)

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  • From Illusion to Reality and Vengeance Time

    who was also the father of a three year old boy that was in the home, was trying to get in through a window. When the female speaker called 911 she informed them that there was a restraining order in affect against the suspect. Even though at this time there were no signs of domestic violence taking place, the suspect had committed them before and that is the reason for the restraining order. Also, in the video a speaker named Hugh Downs talked about OJ Simpsons children and if they had witnessed

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  • The Value of Reality Television

    The Values of Reality Television English 122 Risky: The Values of Reality Television Reality television has taken over television entertainment as the most popular genre of television broadcasting. Reality television is an unscripted programming genre that follows real life events of ordinary people and often celebrities for certain periods of time. The concept of reality television is popular however, it is not new. Survivor is mostly known for being the first reality television show

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  • The Melting Pot Illusion

    The Melting Pot Illusion: Understanding Race and Power by Rethinking American History Race in Media Mid-Term Paper April 18, 2014 When it comes to race in the United States, America has always thought of itself as a racial and ethnic melting pot. This “melting pot” message has always been known throughout the world as a key aspect of America’s national identity, built on the promise that all people of various colors, races and ethnic backgrounds are afforded basic civil freedoms and opportunities

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  • Reality

    essay Year 10 Philosophy What is the best way to relate to reality; control it or give up one’s desire to control it? I am going to argue that it is not necessary to give up one’s desire to control reality, but one must be realistic about how much of it one can actually control. I will focus especially on the lessons we can learn about this from the movie The Truman Show. At the outset, we need to distinguish between reality and imagination. Our brains have the remarkable ability not only

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  • Introspection Illusion

    “Introspection Illusion” Introspection Illusion is defined as a cognitive bias in which people wrongly think they have direct insight into the origins of their mental states, while treating others' introspections as unreliable (Wikipedia). Introspection tends to be the evidence one receives about their self as they look to their own thoughts and feelings, and adding an illusion to this mix adds a misty fog that people look through as they look inward. In this paper I will attempt to show how

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  • The Illusion of Leadership

    The Illusion of Leadership Directing Creativity in Business and the Arts Piers Ibbotson The Illusion of Leadership This page intentionally left blank The Illusion of Leadership Directing Creativity in Business and the Arts Piers Ibbotson © Piers Ibbotson 2008 All rights reserved. No reproduction, copy or transmission of this publication may be made without written permission. No portion of this publication may be reproduced, copied or transmitted save with written permission

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  • Optical Illusions

    Optical Illusions Specific Purpose: To inform the audience on how optical illusions work. Introduction Attention Getter: The eye of the beholder. Thesis Statement: The eye gathers information that is processed by the brain and sometimes what we think we see is not what is actually there. No, that doesn’t mean we are all crazy. Relevance: Every day we are surrounded by hundreds of images that are perceived differently from objective reality, though we may not notice it. Preview of Points: Merriam-Webster

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  • The Illusion of Justice

    The Illusion of Justice One plus one does not always equal two. In the court of mathematics this arithmetic truism may be, yet in reality a courtroom is not pure, but laden with injustice. The courtroom in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, his recreation of the Salem Witch Trials in Salem, Massachusetts, is synonymous. The theocratic court reviews cases regarding witchcraft brought to the gavel by a group of hormonal teenage girls, who have been willing the court to arrest and execute whom they see fit

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  • Negative Influence of Virtual Reality

    However there is a risk that the emergence and development of Virtual Reality leads to the loss of the ‘real reality’ in the future. II. Body A. Virtual Reality (VR) is an artificial three-dimensional environment created by computer technology and presented to the user in such a way that he/she almost accepts it as a real environment (Rajvanshi, 2005). 1. The way VR works a. Virtual reality immersion b. Virtual reality gear 2. Immersion and interactivity a. Requirements of a

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  • Illusion over Reality in the Martian Chronicles

    2013 04861318 The Martian Chronicles: Illusion over Reality The Martian Chronicles can be interpreted as the choice of illusion over reality. There were many events where the Martians shaped their bodies to the humans’ deepest desires or the humans themselves created illusions to fulfill these desires. By doing so, it could be seen that the characters chose to follow their illusions instead of accepting the reality they were facing. “The choice of illusion is related to the strong emotions of love

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  • The Product Life Cycle and Its Deviations from Reality

    1 This is a report on a ideal product life cycle and its deviations from reality using the example of Volkswagen 2 Table of Contents Page 1. Introduction 2. The ideal product life cycle 2.1 Definition 2.2 Stages and characteristics 2.2.1 Market introduction stage 2.2.2 Growth stage 2.2.3 Maturity stage 2.2.4 Saturation and decline stage 3. Discrepancy between idealism and reality 3.1 Differences in product selection 3.2 Differences in duration 4. Conclusion 5. List of graphs 6. Reference section

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  • Ideas from Colonial Time Affecting Our Present

    constitution a long and slow process. The fight for independence is a factor that has helped shape our present. The unfair laws that the British created, caused the unrest throughout the colonies, which lead to the first continental congress. Delegates from every colony except Georgia met at carpenter’s hall in Philadelphia. The delegates discussed how they would respond to the taxes. So they decided to send a petition to King George III asking to repeal of the intolerable Acts. To fight the intolerable

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  • More Than One Reality

    More Than One Reality By: Ethan Caldwell Reality is kind of like a memory. Everyone has their own different ideas of what it should be but none are necessarily the truth. For example two people who were both in the great depression could have totally different thoughts on the difficult times. While one could have lived on the streets struggling every day to find food and water, the other could have been among the few rich people and lived in luxury. Both of them would have very different

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  • Are Optical Illusions Real?

    true? Look at an optical illusion and you may think you're seeing things, such as a curved line that's actually straight, or a moving object that's standing still. You wonder if your eyes are playing tricks on you. But you can’t help but thinking, could it be real? It's not all in your eyes. An illusion is proof that you don't always see what you think you do because of the way your brain and your entire visual system perceive and interpret an image. Visual illusions occur due to properties of

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  • Illusions

    Cognitive Illusions & Double Exposures Cognitive Illusions can be broken up into various groups of illusions such as, distorting illusions, ambiguous illusions, paradox illusions. I will create an ambiguous illusion using photography as my medium. The illusion will consist of a triple exposure creating three images working together as one. Each exposure setting requires an f-stop

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  • Victims' Rights and Vengeance

    CJA/324 12/22/14 Victims’ Rights and Vengeance I believe that current state of victims’ right in America is better than it has been in the past thirty years. Thirty years ago, victims had few legal rights to be informed, present and heard within the criminal justice system. Victims did not have to be notified of court proceedings or of the arrest or release of the defendant, they had no right to attend the trial or other proceedings, and they had no right to make a statement to the court at

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  • Are Choices an Illusion

    Are Choices an Illusion? Section 1 Do I believe that the choices we make are just mere illusions? That we do not really have our own free will in making decisions? Yes, I believe this to be true. Section 2 However, some believe that we do have free will. Roy F. Baumeister, a social psychologist states that we do have free will, and he says: If culture is so successful, why don’t other species use it? They can’t—because they lack the psychological innate capabilities it requires. Our ancestors

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  • Constancies and Illusions

    Constancies and Illusions What are Perceptual Constancies? * Tendency for the perception of an object to stay constant despite changes in stimuli * Perceptual constancies rescue us from confusion * They allow us to identify objects with different stimuli Three types of constancies: * Size * Shape * Brightness Size Constancy * The most studied of all constancies is size constancy, the fact that an object’s size remains relatively constant no matter what its distance

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  • Whose Reality

    Reality template Since I was a child I had a dream to one day rule the skies flying at speeds only a handful of people got to experience. To be as agile as a hawk and have the might of a lion, I strived to be immersed in the "national culture that glamorises soldiers" this was my reality, or was it? With little concept of war and death, had I merely been brainwashed by a society driven by hate in order to become the next gen in "homicidal technology"? Whilst we think we can determine our own

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  • How to Distinguish Between Reality and Illusion

    How to distinguish between reality and illusion? essay How can we distinguish between reality and illusion? Is reality an illusion, or is an illusion simply reality? Albert Einstein once stated that ‘reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one’. The statement suggests that what we interpret to be real may well be an illusion and this is evidenced mainly through dreams and aspirations. For example if someone has dreamt of one day being a doctor their reality, which is described as the

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  • Empire of Illusion

    found Mr. Hedges to be very thought provoking in his deliverance that the well sought after American dream is ending. Chris Hedges’ stance is that our county has transformed into a corporate America and governs its own citizens through a prominent illusion. Although his point of views came across as negative, his predictions are likely inevitable. In the beginning of Allan Gregg’s interview, Hedges uses television and wrestling as an example of how the storylines serve as reflections on the outlook

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  • Race Illusion

    In the video “Race Illusion” we learn about how throughout history people tend to differentiate between races. We are introduced with the obvious fact that individual human beings are different. Our eyes, skin color, body shape and hair form all confirm this. Daily we use our visual differences into 4 or 5 groups. Not only that, many have this belief that athletic ability, musical aptitude and intelligence plays a part biologically that race is a real thing. In this video we are introduced to a group

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  • Vengeance Delay: Purposely or Not?

    One of the intervening themes of William Shakespeare's Hamlet is the ineffectuality of vengeance. The most obvious revenge in the play is Hamlet himself; he seeks to avenge his father’s death by killing Claudius. Although killing Claudius is his main goal, he tends to delay his revenge to the end of the play. The delay is one of the utmost important answers in the play because, it affects the whole story. Throughout the centuries, there have been many scholars with different reasoning; but, what

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  • Matrix of Mind Reality

    Mind Reality Enoch Tan – Creator of Mind Reality Discover The Greatest Secrets Of The Mind And Reality That Will Get You Anything You Desire, Almost Like Magic! If you want to FINALLY experience the COMPLETE Manifestation of All the Miracles, Success, Wealth, Health, Love and Happiness that you have always dreamed of… then register as member of Mind Reality now! Go here now to discover how to become a Mind Reality Member: ==>http://www.MindReality.com/specialoffer.html © Mind Reality Introduction

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  • Forever: Illusion or Reality?

    Prof. E. Caleon BS Accountancy 1-3 FOREVER: An Illusion or Reality One word, three syllables, and seven letters: Forever. A word that could make people start a heated and long argument, giving out their points and opinions, when asked if there is such a thing as forever? According to dictionaries, forever means an extremely long time, for everlasting time, continually, endlessly, always and so on and so forth. A simple and short word yet gives a

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  • Is Primetime an Illusion

    every livelihood since ages and decades and has gained increased significance in business scenario and now with the invent of the modern virtual methods the story takes us in the future where the question arises if the traditional methods will be an illusion and through this report we plan to clarify on how much of an impact has primetime had and will be having in the future, although at a diminishing rate, but still manages to touch hearts, inspire people and groom and boom business fraternity. INTRODUCTION

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  • Reality Tv and Modern Culture

    What Reality Television Says About Modern Culture: Essay One The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines reality television as “programming that features videos of actual occurrences.” Reality television has become an increasingly favorable genre of television shows, but society often fails to recognize how unrealistic these superficial shows have become. Many people enjoy reality television due to its ability of making viewers laugh, and step back from their own lives for a period of time

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  • Victim's Rights and Vengeance

    Victim's Rights and Vengeance Charles Hill CJS/211 February 22, 2016 Janet Evans Victim's Rights and Vengeance In 1982, President Ronald Reagan the President’s task force called “Victims of Crime Act of 1984” or “VOCA.” The passage of this law in 1984 was to balance the rights of criminals and victims. The law read as “Under United States Code Title 42, the establishment of crime victims’ rights, services and compensation in law enforcement, prosecution, courts, and corrections.” (Wood

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  • Forever, an Illusion or Reality?

    PASADILLA, JULE KENETTE L. BS ACCOUNTANCY 1-3 FOREVER, an Illusion or Reality? 'Forever' has been and in-demand topic for teenangers nowadays. It is being talked by almost everyone. You would see it on your classrooms, in your surroundings and most probably, in the internet. It has been in a surveys in number of polls. It has been trending on twitter with the hashtag #Forever. But first of all, what really is, 'Forever'? So this word has a very wide scope of meanings. It could be forever

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  • Illusions

    themes of illusions and realities. In both plays, families are held together by illusions, yet torn apart by truths that have been concealed to protect the children. Ibsen’s use of artistic realism is an ironic art form where illusions and realisms are contradicted to reveal the deeper conflicts of ordinary lives. Ibsen presents the complicated realities of ordinary lives and emphasizes the fact that there are always many realities -- just as there are many illusions. Title: Illusions and Realities

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  • Victims’ Rights and Vengeance

    Victims’ Rights and Vengeance Rudy Vasquez CJS/211 June-06-2016 Victims’ Rights and Vengeance In today’s justice system victims of crimes and family members who have been affected, have more rights than they have ever had in the past and they are able to let their concerns, pains, and emotions be heard.   In 2002, a cousin around the same age of myself was shot multiple times on a busy street in central Fresno and a few short hours later, died in the hospital. At the time of the trial

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  • The Illusion of Time

    The Illusion of Time We spend countless moments of our lives worried about time. Trying to be on time, do we have enough time, is it time for something; these are all thoughts that I have and I am sure everyone else has almost each and every day. As a college student I am always saying I do not have enough time to accomplish what I have to do, but as Mr. Greene said, well I guess that simply is not true because time as we know it is simply an illusion. Mr. Greene expressed that time is nothing

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  • Example of Financial Illusion in 2000s

    Example of Financial Illusion Introduction The emergence of an increasing number of ‘financial illusions’ in the current state of financial markets around the world casts doubts over the famous and widely accepted efficient market hypothesis. The efficient market hypothesis (EMH) indicates that, at any time, prices fully and instantaneously reflect all available relevant information on a particular stock or market (Fama, 1970). EMH also suggests that it is impossible to “beat the market” because

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  • The Quest for Vengeance

    The Count of Monte Cristo is set just before the Hundred Days War and during the reign of King Louis. Dumas’ found inspiration for the novel from his acquaintance with Jerome Bonaparte’s son, whom Dumas’ took on educational trips, during one of those trips he saw the deserted island of Monte Cristo, and quickly resolved to write a novel about it. A huge inspiration for Dumas’ was the true story of Pierre Picaud, who lived in Paris in 1807. He was engaged to a woman, was soon to be married, when

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  • Realities Two Way Street

    Realities Two-Way Street Ignorance is bliss. This phrase, however comforting, is a provocative statement to the debilitating state of society and the human state of mind; the dual-edged comment is represented in both Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and the Wachoski brother’s The Matrix through universes, similar to our own, where people are in strong states of illusion and ignorance. Both have a character, which is brought to the “light” to realize this false reality and to liberate everyone else

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  • Anti-Realism and Reality Principle

    Does anti-realism violate the reality principle in denying the existence of a verification independent 'target for our thoughts to aim at'? On the Realists view, there is a mind-independed world about which we form beliefs, and truth is the correspondence between a statement or belief and the mind-independed world the statement or belief is about. Central in the Realists conception is that its obtaining is independed of our ways of finding out about it. That is, that truth transcends

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