Naive Materialism

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Materialism is the belief that all things, including mind, emerge from physical matter. Naive Materialism is the unquestioned and unquestioning belief in the primacy of the physical universe, often despite strong available evidence to the contrary.[1]

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The Narrow subjectivism of common sense. "What is it, then, which distinguishes the outlook of great poets and artists from the arrogant subjectivism of common sense?" [2]


  1. Sosteric. “The Death of Newton: Consciousness, Spirituality, and the Second Scientific Revolution,” Unpublished.
  2. Underhill, Evelyn. Mysticism: A Study in the Nature and Development of Spiritual Consciousness. New York: Dover Publications, 2002.
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