2552. So when Faldoni said to himself that the sun came up on his right hand side, this is an especially apt example of his philosophy. He did not think of it as a philosophy however, because simple people do not have philosophies, they are just stating the obvious truth as they comprehend it in their naivety.
2553. Similarly, he did not realize that it was not
possible to do any paintings which the other students would not find
fault with. The tendency to imagine that things you yourself find
beautiful will be found beautiful by everyone else is another
characteristic of Faldonian thinking applied to a conception of
2554. For a Faldonian, things which are beautiful appear
beautiful to everybody, and things that are ugly, are obviously going to
be ugly to everyone. This goes without saying; at least to them.
2555. Faldonians can’t help but notice that there are exceptions to these rules and anyone can find individuals who will insist that beauty is relative, and will proceed to find fault with, for example, roses in bloom, sunsets, smiling babies, and kittens.