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subjective

suhb jek tiv

  • a  taking place within the mind and modified by individual bias
    a subjective judgment
  • a  of a mental act performed entirely within the mind

  • It suggests that within the brain pan, at least, the distinction between objective and subjective is not so clear-cut.
  • As a relative state, happiness is what psychologists call our "subjective well-being" and, fortunately for us, it is a state that we can actively change for the better.
  • What I call Jamesian principles infuse our thinking with a perspective that is objective rather than subjective.
News & Articles

  • Woodstock hoping to win competition for free paint job
    WOODSTOCK – The city is hoping to score a free makeover from a promotion to spruce up the country’s main streets – although in this case, “main” is a subjective term.
    June 14, 2013 - Northwest Herald
  • A ranking of Pac-12 Stadiums
    Every year during the preseason, we rank things -- best this, best that. It's highly subjective. And fans seem to like it. We know that because it makes so many of you apoplectic at our bias and stupidity. Athlon Sports has ranked the Pac-12 stadiums. Here's its completely defensible list. Auzten Stadium, Oregon Husky Stadium, Washington Rose Bowl, UCLA LA Coliseum, USC Folsom Field, Colorado ...
    June 13, 2013 - ESPN Blogs
  • The 'art' of money laundering: An expert's vantage point
    ( Springer Science+Business Media ) Art is said to be subjective, and in the eye of the beholder. But what is unquestionably true is that criminals have found effective means of using art to engage in illegal activities, specifically money laundering. In the new book, Money Laundering Through Art: A Criminal Justice Perspective (Springer, 2013), author Fausto Martin De Sanctis offers a bird's ...
    June 12, 2013 - EurekAlert!
Quotes

  • Sarah Palin in AFP
    ...Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin wrote in an Internet post that Obama was seeking to create a "death panel" where government bureaucrats would supposedly "decide, based on a subjective judgment of their 'level of...
  • Bob Debus in The Age
    Last night, Mr Debus told The Age that the contents of the document were not sanctioned by the ACC and that the personal observations of the author "were subjective, naive and in many respects grossly inaccurate".
  • Antonin Scalia in Toledo Blade
    ...a caustic dissenting opinion, Justice Antonin Scalia said that, far from reflecting a national consensus against executing minors, the majority opinion consisted only of "the subjective views of five members of this court and like-minded...

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