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Naive realism is just a way of looking at the world Also called common sense realism things are perceived directly as they are True naive realists would never sum up or analyze their views because they do not consider them views but the way things obviously are However I will do my best to illuminate them I the naive realist am a human being There is the physical world the space where everything exists and the time in which everything happens There are many things in this physical world each largely separate from the other and persisting over a span of time Time is divided into now which is real and experienced the past which once existed but now does not and the future which does not exist yet but will My senses give me direct knowledge of reality If I see a chair it is because there is a chair physically where and when I see it There are exceptions such as when I am dreaming or watching a movie but these are rare and obviously not real I can know things through my senses through thinking about things and through communication with other people Other peoples beliefs may be correct or not but beliefs of people I respect and beliefs held commonly by most people in my society are usually true Science used to support nave realism to a certain point that is to say things being what they seem was the easiest and the only answer in the not-so-distant past However eventually classical science broke away from nave realism in a major way Scientists drew a line in the sand between objective reality and subjective perception All of a sudden the grass wasnt really green and the sky wasnt blue in fact they had no color at all Color became the interaction between light the object and the human eye For example if Im
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