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So the idea-of-the-whole evoked in the first conscious experience is at first vague, thus open to much growth and change. Indeed, "every other idea. "2o But ideas are what we think with not of. For this reason the idea-of-the-whole, one's idea of reality, is, of all ideas, the one most used. Professor Hocking believes that one thinks not only reality itself with the idea of reality, but also every particular object of experience. In other words a person endeavors to see in each particular instance of experience some case, more or less complete, of what reality means to him.

These signs are intelligible and indicate some hold on the real, some awareness of the real, which, in simplest terms, is either pleasurable or painful. Pleasure, for example, is an absorbing experience. It tends to involve the whole person. It is my pleasure or your pleasure and in such a way that the pleasure is the self. This can be seen by considering in what sense the pleasure is at the same time both a central and a peripheral experience. There is more than likely a conflict of interests in the initial experience, which cuts down the intensity of the pleasure.

The process, however, is more complex. The events themselves, although they carry their own generality, teach nothing. The person makes the induction and does so by using good judgment. He can make the generalization that "ice is firm". The generalization would be true or GOD AND MAN 39 valid in January, but possibly not in May. Professor Hocking says that "intelligence... "25 Obviously this indicates some control over the process. Man can doubt his reason and even set up a critique of it. But a critique of reason points to a deeper confidence in the mind.

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