Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

 
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Tuesday, Jul 21, 2009
by PopMatters Staff
by John Lukacs
The American Scholar (Winter 2009)

“Human knowledge is personal and participant—placing us at the center of the universe… Every human being sees the world in his own way. That is inevitable but not determined. We choose not only what and how we think but what and how we see. According to subjectivism I can think and see in only one (my) way; he in another (his) way. This is wrong, because thinking and seeing are creative acts coming from the inside, not the outside. Which is why we are responsible both for how and what we do or say as well as for how and what we think and see (or, for what we want to think and for what we want to see).”


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