Re: Value of Objective vs. Value of Subjective

From: Stathis Papaioannou (
Date: Mon Mar 10 2008 - 04:44:55 MDT

On 10/03/2008, Lee Corbin <> wrote:
> John Clark writes
> > Objectivity is of trivial importance, subjectivity is the most
> > important thing in the universe; at least in my subjective
> > opinion.
> I grant that your subjective experience (or "subjectivity" if
> you insist on a noun) is the most important thing in the world
> to you. Actually, for me, mine is not. I can imagine sacrificing
> the quality of my subjective experience for a number of things.

But whatever those things are they will have some *subjective*
significance to you. You won't pick discovering a scientific truth
over eating chocolate, if it comes down to a choice between these,
unless you anticipate greater net pleasure from the former.

Stathis Papaioannou

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