Wed 18 Oct, 2006 03:28 pm
[CENTER]How to be a Realist[/CENTER]
There are two kinds of things, one is the things with attitudes and will, the other is the things without attitudes.
A realist should distinguish attitude-driving things from those without attitude-driving. For the ways to treat them effectively are different from each other.
If a realist solves problems related to the things without attitudes, he/she has to obey the principles of those things. He/she can only look for solutions in those principles. There are no criteria of rationality of things, which have no attitudes for they are natural.
If a realist solves problems related to the things with attitudes, first, he/she should distinguish the phenomena that are not affected by attitudes from those that are affected by attitudes. A realist cannot obey the "principles" of the phenomena of the things affected by attitudes. He/she has to measure the attitudes whether they are proper, if yes, accept, if no, reject.
If reverse, anybody can not be a real realist, and problems can not be solved successfully in reality.