Unformatted text preview: mirage, much like what a child "sees" when watching a magician. The coin is in fact no longer visible (what you actually saw) but it did not vanish in the sense of being converted to air (the interpretation children usually place on it). The problem is that our knowledge base must advance as we learn more. It must change and the old must be seen as wrong. But at the same time, we must consider what we know as fact. We cannot assume that nothing is real and that all things are simply a matter of opinion and will soon change. We cannot believe in nothing. The reality of divorce is no reason not to love your spouse. The reality that elections change government leaders and that laws change is no reason to refuse to accept any law or any government....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09