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Attempt at a Definition for the Word “Seriousness.”

Seriousness is an attitude in a person, toward some subject, assigning such importance to that subject that it eventually but inevitably mitigates against any frivolous, insufficient, dishonest or partial approach to that subject.  Note: True seriousness must be distinguished from an attitude which might be termed pseudo-seriousness, under the influence of which people assign an inherently partial importance to a subject: “this is important to me.” Pseudo-Seriousness often manifests with impressive intensity and attachment. Ultimately, however, it requires a person to manipulate the subject in order to provide the desired… Read more Attempt at a Definition for the Word “Seriousness.”