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Perception Vs. Reality

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I love photos taken with mirror images in water.  I particularly like the ones I have to study closely to decipher which way is up.  I know that one half is real and the other is only a reflection of reality.  One thing I continue to learn is that perception of reality can be as convincing to many as reality itself – and that can be wonderful, beautiful – and also quite dangerous (or maybe humiliating – think Emperor’s New Clothes).  Read the rest of this entry »

 

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126 Days ’til 40: Distorting Reality

 

 

Let us take things as we find them: let us not attempt to distort them into what they are not… We cannot make facts. All our wishing cannot change them. We must use them. ~ John Henry Newman

Humankind cannot bear very much reality. ~ T.S. Eliot Read the rest of this entry »

 

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187 Days ’til 40: What Do You REALLY See???

 

They consider me to have sharp and penetrating vision because I see them through the mesh of a sieve. ~ Khalil Gibran

There are three classes of people: those who see.  Those who see when they are shown.  Those who do not see. ~ Leonardo da Vinci Read the rest of this entry »

 

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