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A question for discussion

June 15th, 2007

By Keith E. Buhler

Which is more important, to know reality or to know yourself?

This distinction keeps coming up in the sources I have been reading (or listening to) and I'd like to hear some Mere O readers' opinions on both sides.

Of course both are important, but I am wondering of one sort of "trumps" the other... perhaps another good question is "Which comes first?"  Supposing they are both equally important, still there is a question of order. Or perhaps one simply is more important.
Thanks for your thoughts.