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In common understanding, there’s a world (reality), and then there are our representations of that world (beliefs: sometimes true, sometimes not).
I might believe that there’s beer in the refrigerator, whether or not there’s any there.
“Opinions express how a person feels about something – opinions do not have to be based upon logical reasoning.
For example, it is an opinion that broccoli tastes good (or bad).” Both of these connect fact with provability.
So for instance, given that genocide is wrong, and there may or may not be beer in my refrigerator.
The fact/opinion distinction varies independently of the true/false distinction.
The problem, obviously, is that attempts to bridge that gap always proceed via our own fallible cognitive capacities.
For example, whether or not God created the earth is an objective matter, albeit a controversial and difficult-to-prove one.If this is “Critical Thinking”, I’d hate to see what Sloppy Thinking looks like.