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The essential principle of Objectivism: that reality is what it is, regardless of perception or desire (wishing does not make it so). The mind grasps the universe, it does not create it.
 
The essential principle of Objectivism: that reality is what it is, regardless of perception or desire (wishing does not make it so). The mind grasps the universe, it does not create it.
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In other words, ''Existence has primacy over consciousness.'' Any consciousness. Contrast [[Primacy of Consciousness]].

Revision as of 20:21, 29 June 2004

The essential principle of Objectivism: that reality is what it is, regardless of perception or desire (wishing does not make it so). The mind grasps the universe, it does not create it.

In other words, Existence has primacy over consciousness. Any consciousness. Contrast Primacy of Consciousness.