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Is an imperfection synonymous with a flaw?

The title pretty much sums it up. Answer what you think, and I will join in.

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    Jun 7 2013: To me, imperfect is a state of being.
    A flaw, is a detectable, measurable aspect of something that is imperfect.

    Is perfection attainable?...........Have you looked outside at creation?

    Yes, I think perfection is attainable....it is happening all around in the many systems that man has no control over.
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      Jun 10 2013: It is all about perception. What do we have to compare creation to in order to judge whether it is perfect or not?
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        Jun 10 2013: Yes, I see your point.

        So, in your opinion, would you then say it is best not to appreciate things as perfect unless you have something to compare it to?
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          Jun 10 2013: No, because appreciation comes from the extent of the scale our experiences. Although we cannot truly say that something is perfect, we can, however, appreciate it fully.
          Example:
          This icecream is NOT "perfect", but it is the best icecream I have ever had.
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        Jun 11 2013: OK. So in your opinion, we can appreciate something, but we should not call it perfect unless we have something to compare it to.

        Well, we have other planets in our solar system. Which other one do you think is better for sustaining human life? I'm guessing that you probably would like to visit another planet like ours in another solar system, right?
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          Jun 11 2013: Yeah. I think so.
          I think that it is probably safe to say that earth is the best planet in our solar system for sustaining life, but I am definitely very curious about other solar systems.
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        Jun 11 2013: Me too!!

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