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Old 10-17-2017   #31
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Re: Pleasant Tales - Brendan Connell

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...what would a Pleasantist say concerning the following quote: "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." - Philip K. Dick
In that case, a Pleasantist would politely show reality the door.
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Re: Pleasant Tales - Brendan Connell

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That makes me think of Bishop Berkely's own brand of idealism, i.e., phenomenalism. Regardless, what would a Pleasantist say concerning the following quote: "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." - Philip K. Dick
Probably something like, "Pleasant day outside, isn't it PKD! Hope you're enjoying this fine weather in the ontologically-concealed gnostic Roman Empire that never ended. BTW seen any more of those transcendentally rational, information-rich pink lasers from God recently?"
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