Aesthetic realism holds beauty to be a real property of works of art, there to be discovered by the discerning viewer.

Ontological realism holds that physical objects exist independently of our own minds.

Epistemological realism is the view that statements are true, or false, independently of whether we believe them to be true or false.

— Adapted from Baggini & Fosl, The Philosopher's Toolkit

The only sorts of realism we should accept are those that discuss consensuses between a plurality of known viable logics. There is currently no one ultimate logic.

(If there ever comes to be an ultimate epistemic logic, that will be an accident of creation and we cannot yet anticipate it.)
(If there ever comes to be an ultimate logic of beauty, that will be a something that you and I inflicted on the world, an accident of history.)


Capitalist realism is "the widespread sense that not only is capitalism the only viable political and economic system, but also that it is now impossible even to *imagine* a coherent alternative to it."

-- Mark Fisher, _Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative?_, (Zero Books, 2009): 2.

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