But our analysis of belief contains three very similar elements, namely the believing, what is believed and the objective. The objections to the act (in the case of presentations) are not valid against the believing in the case of beliefs, because the believing is an actual experienced feeling, not something postulated, like the act.
(3) What is believed, and the believing, must both consist of present occurrences in the believer, no matter what may be the objective of the belief.
As we breed animals for the transmission of physical attributes, so the Kaldanes breed themselves for the transmission of attributes of the mind, including memory and the power of recollection, and thus have they raised what we term instinct, above the level of the threshold of the objective
mind where it may be commanded and utilized by recollection.
What is the author's attitude toward Nature--(1) does he view Nature in a purely objective
way, as a mass of material things, a series of material phenomena or a mere embodiment of sensuous beauty; or (2) is there symbolism or mysticism in his attitude, that is--does he view Nature with awe as a spiritual power; or (3) is he thoroughly subjective, reading his own moods into Nature or using Nature chiefly for the expression of his moods?
He is purely objective
; and he, too, is very plastic.
Without any objective
change whatever, variety had taken the place of monotonousness.
The things which the Stygian darkness hid from my objective
eye could not have been half so wonderful as the pictures which my imagination wrought as it conjured to life again the ancient peoples of this dying world and set them once more to the labours, the intrigues, the mysteries and the cruelties which they had practised to make their last stand against the swarming hordes of the dead sea bottoms that had driven them step by step to the uttermost pinnacle of the world where they were now intrenched behind an impenetrable barrier of superstition.
Such was my sunset mood; it lasted a few minutes, and then, without radically changing, it became more objective
These colors belonged really to the lunar disc, and did not result, as some astronomers say, either from the imperfection in the objective
of the glasses or from the interposition of the terrestrial atmosphere.
It had been left vacant--apparently for Arthur, as a distinguished stranger: but he had turned shy, and had placed himself next to the young lady in spectacles, whose high rasping voice had already cast loose upon Society such ominous phrases as "Man is a bundle of Qualities!", "the Objective
is only attainable through the Subjective!".
It judges objectively, but the objective
doesn't concern the artist."
I feel a terror of action and am only at ease in the impersonal, disinterested, and objective
line of thought." But then, again, with him "action" meant chiefly literary production.