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  • False Perceptions Of Reality
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    Perception of Reality Essay What is real Our perception of reality is often in the hands of the community we live in. We formulate ideas of reality using experience of our own as well as those of others around us. Our lives are constantly being influenced by our surroundings. The idea that our perception of reality is determined by the consensus of our community can be seen throughout history, movies and literature, as well as our personal lives. During the Holocaust, in the movie Stigmata, and ...
  • History Through Our Own Memories And Perception
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    Time is an amazing element of the universe we are in. It is a driving force - we cannot speed it up or slow it down, it perpetually marches forward at a constant speed. After a moment in time has past, it becomes the past, and we have absolutely no way of going back to it to experience it again in a new way. Once time has past, all that remains is our perception of it. History is nothing more than our collective perceptions of the past. And perception is not like time - it is not constant, it ca...
  • Objects And Ideas In A Person's Reality
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    Defining Reality Everyone perceives reality in a different light. Reality is a result of the upbringing and surroundings of an individual and as a person matures, they are exposed to more ideas, thoughts, and events. The actions and events that a person is exposed to are communicated through language, which defines reality by allowing people to become receptive to different ideas. While language can expand ones reality, language also places limits on that reality. Society, geography and language...
  • Prisoner's Perception Of Reality
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    Reality is... something that is neither derivative nor dependent, but exists necessarily, as stated in Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary. What this means is that reality does not exist because of something; there is nothing existing because of it; yet, still it exists throughout everything. The way that this is possible is because reality exists solely in the mind. By saying that, it implies since everyone has an individualized mind, reality can differ from person to person. In essence, ...
  • Reality Our Perceptions Of The Real
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    Reality Bytes: A journey through perceptions of reality in 'The Matrix' and the technological world. The idea for this dissertation arose from the culmination of a number of thoughts that have interested me for some time. The question of 'reality' has always intrigued me. I perceived it as tangible and exact but at the same time intensely vulnerable. I saw the frailties of 'reality' exposed by the many differing ways it can be perceived. These differences of perception can be attributed to facto...
  • As Far As The Laws Of Mathematics
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    "As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality". - Albert Einstein Mathematics is the language which allows us to turn into reality and determine regular laws. Scince the Rennaissance man has questioned the authority of a theological knowledge, and they started to give more importance to the experimental knowledge. The perception of a new world, which the discoveries gave us, put on the line the classic concepti...
  • Abstract From Every Other Reality
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    A Contemplative Essay: What is Reality I believe we each perceive things differently, and the combination of all our perceptions creates how we view the world, creates our reality. I m not going to pretend to know what reality is, but I know what I think it is, and what I think it should be. Reality should be what each and every one of us wants it to be. There should be no duplicate realities, just like there are no two snowflakes the same. What my reality is should never be the same as what you...
  • Our Perception Of Reality Changes
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    The Illusions of Reality The only thing in my life that I can be positive about is change. Everything changes, from the moment we " re born to the moment we die. Reality has many twist and turns, and our perception of reality is what shapes us to become who we are. Our life is spent on deciphering the difference between reality and not reality. This is hard to define because reality is unique to each individual. Our environment and the people we are around shape our perception of what is real. R...
  • Uncertainty Of Perception Seeing Conditions
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    The Uncertainty of Perception 'Seeing conditions what we believe... believing conditions what we see. ' This observation is the core of society and the substratum of human behavior. Psychological studies have reinforced and proven theories involving the conditioning of humans. However, failure lies in the attempt to assign the causes to a single concept. Among the vast influences for human behavior is our tendency to see what our beliefs would have us to, and hence, believe only what we happen t...
  • Narrator's Perception Of Reality
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    ? Surfacing? By Margaret Atwood? Surfacing? By Margaret Atwood Essay, Research Paper In "Surfacing,' by Margaret Atwood, the unnamed protagonist acquires a radical perception of reality that is developed through an intense psychological journey on the island that served as her childhood home. Truth can be taken from the narrator's viewpoint, but the reader must explore the inner turmoil plaguing her in order to understand the basis of such beliefs. The narrator's perception of reality can be dee...

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