But, what does reality, which exists in itself, care about the activities of our thinking?

And only then, the authentic, the conceptual, and the predicative

20 acts of thinking. Those in whose form all scientific knowledge runs
its course. It does not just consist in mere words. How can words
express? What gives them meaning? And, does not thinking pursue its
immanent course proving, theorizing, lead from direct cognitions to ever
more indirect ones, and finally the result stands there that is

25 supposed to be valid for things. But, what does reality, which exists
in itself, care about the activities of our thinking? How is one to
understand the fact that if the subjective activities of our thinking
proceed in accordance with logical laws, they finally concur, and even
must concur with the nature of the things? We already saw that there is no
30 doing anything with pictures there.

Edmund Husserl, INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC AND THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE, 150

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