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resources:glossary [2013/11/22 20:37]
naptastic [Reasons; Proximate versus Distal]
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naptastic [Reality] add quote by Philip K. Dick
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 ==== Reality ==== ==== Reality ====
 My definition of reality is "that which continues to exist in the absence of language."​ It's more of a test for reality ('​sufficient condition,'​ to use mathematical language) than a definition, but it encapsulates all the definitions I can find, and everything //I// mean when I say '​reality'​. My definition of reality is "that which continues to exist in the absence of language."​ It's more of a test for reality ('​sufficient condition,'​ to use mathematical language) than a definition, but it encapsulates all the definitions I can find, and everything //I// mean when I say '​reality'​.
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 +Later on, someone sent me Philip K. Dick's definition: "​Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn'​t go away."
  
 Perception is not reality. **Your** perception may be **your** reality, but there is an ultimate reality that exists independently of any of us. This is worth pursuing, because having a strong relationship to this independent reality is critical to having a life that works. (I recommend reading the section from "The Road Less Traveled,"​ entitled "​Dedication to Reality"​.) Perception is not reality. **Your** perception may be **your** reality, but there is an ultimate reality that exists independently of any of us. This is worth pursuing, because having a strong relationship to this independent reality is critical to having a life that works. (I recommend reading the section from "The Road Less Traveled,"​ entitled "​Dedication to Reality"​.)
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