Problem

Substitution of fantasy for reality


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Wishful thinking
Unrealistic beliefs
Treating fiction as reality
Imposition of a fictional worldview
Myths
Claim:
For philosophers wishful thinking is unforgivable. It is the chief barrier to the advancement of humanity, whether intellectual, practical, or even moral. If a person's logic is corrupted, how can she or he hope for movement toward truth ?
Counter Claim:
Who is to determine what is reality, a supreme reality verifier, a panel of experts, history, the mob or each individual for himself. Each of these are inadequate.
Broader Problems:
Avoidance of reality
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
14.06.2018 – 13:27 CEST