The Blurring of Logical, Natural Distinctions

Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D.

Source: Truth and Charity Forum

    

The mind naturally distinguishes between the true and the false, recognizing the difference between the real and some substitute or imitation for the authentic, between the true and the ersatz, the natural and the artificial. So many errors of judgment and foolish and immoral decisions begin by the failure to recognize these logical, inherent distinctions that form the structure of reality. For example, subtle but vital distinctions separate appearance from reality: love from lust, marriage from cohabitation, contraception from natural family planning, annulment from divorce, and a traditional family from an artificial social construct that can assume a plurality of forms. While seeming similar and showing slight differences, the real thing and the imitation have profound metaphysical dissimilarities and share little in common besides some superficial resemblance.

...Read the rest at Truth and Charity Forum.

Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D.

2/27/2018

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