Are You an Internalist or an Externalist

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I believe I am an internalist. Because my motivation and justification has an internal rather than external basis. I believe in things I think is right. I'm not easily persuaded by other people. My mind is hardly determined by external subjects. I can't deny that I do get inspired by a lot of external things such as books, movies, TV shows, music, or certain artists. But I do choose ideas that are closet to my mind to believe from those things. The choices are internal. Some of the things might be considered as bad by majority of the world, but it doesn't affect me at all. The reason why I think being internalist is good is that there is no exact right or wrong in this world. A lot of ideas can stand on both sides, depending on what you choose to believe. But there are more than seven billion people in this world. Everyone has different opinions. You can never assure whether these opinions are right or wrong. There is never a true truth. There is only what you believe is true for yourself. Meaning of life is such a personal thing for me. Everyone should determine his/her/its own meaning of life. One my favorite quote is “Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.” What I'm trying point out here is “everyone” and “a battle you know nothing about.” How a person other than yourself can possible know your meaning of life? People should think for theirselves. Being internalist has more time for yourself. I'm not saying the external subjects don't matter. They do matter, actually, a lot. Being internalist doesn't mean you have to shut the world out. You experience all the different things whether you like it or not. You respect different opinions. You accept them. But you only absorb the ones you feel are true for you and determine everything by your

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