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Using the top third of this graphic, what word(s) or term(s) is most recognized for representing REAL objects: 1) the objects themselves (not the phenomenal experience of them); 2) not known to be experienced by anyone ever (e.g. on a planet far far away); 3) not experienced by a specific person (like you or like me); and 4) experienced by someone unknown by a specific person (e.g. john experienced it but sue did not...or they experienced things like that in the middle ages but not today). The same options apply for REAL phenomena (top right of the image below).

Secondarily (looking at the bottom half), do you agree each of the things one's mind does are 'phenomena' in-and-of themselves, and the objects stored from those phenomena are phenomenal objects, like knowledge, understanding, beliefs, values and abilities. And is there a unique term for a string-of-phenomenas other than 'causal chain, and is there a unique term for a collection of related phenomenal objects?

Any sourcing for your answer is appreciated!

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    1) objects are ... objects. 2) supposed or postulated objects. 3) Unknown to me. 4) Unknown to Sue. – Mauro ALLEGRANZA Feb 22 at 10:19
  • @MauroALLEGRANZA thanks for the 'simple' words and pointing me to the possible variations of the word 'object. I also appreciate 'known' to parallel phenomenal (basic knowledge), but I believe we are in the minority. With that version of known, unknown in front of Object and Phenomena work for 1) and 2), and I believe adding the type/classification in front of unknown might work for distinguishing 'who' has or has not experienced something, (personally, culturally, historically, scientifically, etc.). – Christopher Feb 25 at 2:35

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