Category Archives: Opinions and things associated with them

Thoughts on writing 900 articles . . . reflections on the 10th anniversary of this blog

This is my 900th article in this blog. Its also the 10th anniversary of this blog.  As a result of this, I have reflected a lot on blog writing.  I have thought a lot on what I should write on … Continue reading

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Thoughts on some aspects of opinion – the enigma of opinion and the problem of words, with remarks about the “stance toward words” and beingness

Here are some more thoughts on opinion that I had which build upon things I’ve previously said: Recently, I have been emphasizing that opinion is really any mental fabrication.  In this way, “opinion” and “mental fabrication” are really the same … Continue reading

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Thoughts on knowledge, opinions, and interpretations – the “systemizing of opinion”, the “learning derby”, personal relevance, opinion as in-the-real-world phenomena, etc.

Here are some thoughts I had: AN ILLUSION OF TRUTH – THE “SYSTEMIZATION OF OPINION” It seems, to me, that most of what is called “knowledge” is nothing but opinion.  That means that all the studies and research are just … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the growing problem of opinions

Here’s a thought I had: I was talking to someone recently who said, “just google it”.  They were more or less saying that “whatever google says is right”.  To me, this shows a growing problem nowadays.  Basically, with the internet, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “environment of truth” – how knowledge and truth is dependent on conditions

In a previous article I spoke of what I called the “environment of truth” (see my article Thoughts on the ‘assembly-line life’ and the ‘assembly-line scholar’, with remarks about “the environment of truth”).  In that article I stated two sayings of mine: “The … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the worthlessness of opinions

I don’t know if I mentioned this before but here are some more thoughts on the worthlessness of opinions: My experience is that opinions are basically worthless . . . the same goes with any point of view.  No one really … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how anything can be proven wrong

I’ve always said that no matter what you say or believe it can be proven wrong.  Say what you want, believe what you want, it can all be proven erroneous in some way.  It became clear to me that no … Continue reading

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On the uselessness of opinions and points of view . . . failed belief

Over the years I’ve learned how opinions and points of view are really useless.  There was a time when an idea meant something, where an opinion had value.  Those days seem long gone.   My experience is that no one cares … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my saying: Truth is relevence

‘Truth’ has been debated for centures.  A lot has been said about it over the years.  Personally, I believe that there is no ‘ultimate truth’ nor any single truth.  What is ‘truth’ is different for different people.  Not only that, ‘truth’ … Continue reading

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