The Myth of Objectivity and Its Impact on the Individual

Objectivity is a cheap ideal

Jake Mura
Irrelevant Matters
Published in
5 min readOct 11, 2022

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I remember when I wondered as a child: “If this thing — the world I see, is real? Do others see this the same as I do?”

And I guess every child goes through a similar dilemma. But then we start interacting with people, e.g., in school, and everything clarifies as everyone seems to refer to the…

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Jake Mura
Irrelevant Matters

Essays on ideas, spirituality, philosophy, culture and society. Founder of Irrelevant Matters. https://linktr.ee/jakemura