What is liked by one will not be liked by another - does philosophy accept it?
This idiom means that one person can like something very much, but another can hate it.
Hard determinism only clouds the mind if we are enslaved to thinking we are free, then those who believe that they have no control over life are going through life making decisions based on what they perceive as pre-determined. To say we have a path set for us is to make us no more than a robot, and because robots cannot discuss topics intelligently and cannot act intelligently in situations proves that theory wrong.
We all have identity each human individual is unique even twins are different. Our minds are just as unique as our fingerprints
Our minds are as different as our faces: we are all traveling to one destination; --happiness; but few are going by the same road.
- Charles Caleb Colton
Liking something is controlled by emotional mind - the right brain.
Emotion has usually, in the European- American tradition, been seen as the opposite of reason; the definitions provided in the Oxford English Dictionary emphasize emotion as agitation, perturbation, and ‘feeling’ or ‘affection’ — as distinguished from cognitive or volitional states of consciousness. Philosophically this split became entrenched through the thought of Rene Descartes, with his famous ‘I think, therefore I am’. Emotion has thus come to be associated with the body the way reason has been associated with the mind.
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