I Colored Light or Colored Object?

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The Color of an Object is its own
can be said to be the most evident consequence of the fact that it is impossible to change the frequency/wavelength of light without the interference of colored objects.
The assumption that a red object appears red to us because it absorbs other colors becomes a gratuitous assumption. It is after all an unprovable assertion, and therefore not of much use.
If the color of an object is its own and not a play of reflecting and reflected light, then even cosmology has to be revised. The so-called Doppler effect or color shift for distant stars loses any signification it might have had. Blue stars appear blue because they are blue, and not because they are traveling away from us.
These are but a few theoretical consequences of my question. Maybe that will encourage others to look critically at it in a serious manner.
 
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It would appear the original question has been satisfactorily answered and to avoid this straying into personal theory territory, this thread is now locked. @Odal ; PF is a place for teaching/learning established science, not for developing new personal theories. Thanks to everyone who contributed.
 

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