What you see is what you get philosophy?
In the philosophy and metaphysics of perception one position is referred to as naive realism, the notion that we can have, and usually do have, veridical perceptions about the world. What you see, is what you get, so to speak.
Do we see ourselves the way others see us?
The way you view yourself will influence how others see you. If you have any complexes, they will manifest themselves and people will notice them. Either way, wanting to be someone you are not, trying to please everyone, being yourself and not letting anything influence you, having a personality, it’s all noticeable!
Do we perceive reality as it is?
Perception is not reality, but, admittedly, perception can become a person’s reality (there is a difference) because perception has a potent influence on how we look at reality. Rather, we experience reality through senses that limit how we process reality.
Is there a difference between reality and our perception of reality?
Each individual has his or her own perception of reality. The implication is that because each of us perceives the world through our own eyes, reality itself changes from person to person. While reality is a fixed factor in the equation of life, perception of reality is a variable. …
Can we trust our senses?
Humans have five senses, to smell, to hear, to taste, to feel and to see. You are able to get along without one of them but it is, of course, harder. Even though we cannot say our senses are trustable, it is all we have, and therefore we trust them.
What you believe becomes your reality?
We call this the Law of Belief. It says simply this: Whatever you believe, with feeling, becomes your reality. Whatever you intensely believe becomes your reality. That we have a tendency to block out any information coming in to us that is inconsistent with our reality.
How many thoughts does a person have a day?
How much does the average person think?
Experts estimate that the mind thinks between 60,000 – 80,000 thoughts a day. That’s an average of 2500 – 3,300 thoughts per hour.
Can you have two thoughts at once?
There can be no background processing or clever unconscious thoughts. In other words, we cannot have two thoughts at once.
Do we think our own thoughts?
We interpret our own mental states in much the same way as we interpret the minds of others, except that we can use as data in our own case our own visual imagery and inner speech. You call the process of how people learn their own thoughts interpretive sensory access, or ISA.
Do we create thoughts?
We live in a world of thought. Our thoughts create our experiences, and thus, we experience what we think. It is the quality of our thoughts, then, that create the quality of our life. When we’re unhappy where we are in life, we seek to create change.
Do thoughts or emotions come first?
In the primary case, in the standard situation, feelings come first. Thoughts are ways of dealing with feelings – ways of, as it were, thinking our way out of feelings – ways of finding solutions that meets the needs that lie behind the feelings. The feelings come first in both a hierarchical and a chronological sense.
Are intrusive thoughts my fault?
The thoughts can also be explicit, which can lead to people keeping them a secret and not seeking help because they feel ashamed. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), intrusive thoughts are involuntary and have no bearing on reality or a person’s desires.