Solipsism in the Era of Social Media and Reality TV

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In order to better understand the world, I believe that we should all have a personal philosophy or foundational understanding of how the world works. For the past decade or so I have identified as a solipsist, a philosophical view of reality that encapsulates my skepticism around the reality of anything or anyone other than myself. Freddie Mercury said it best in the lyrics to “Bohemian Rhapsody”

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