Where is what we “see”?
People think what we see is in our brains. Like a small camera obscura. But Sheldrake reminds us of the obvious: What we see is not in our brains but we see it outside of it. A simple idea that could trigger a simple “huh?” by the haste reader. Think about it though: Even if […]
Crowe, UFOs, vision distortion…
Russell Crowe claims he has caught a UFO on camera. Many others refute this claim by “explaining” the visual effect seen with a much more “logical” way. (1, 2, 3, 4) It is true that UFO camera pictures are often attributed to mirror lense / optical system distortions from a passing sailing boat. But what […]
Red: An unusual problem…
Does the color “red” exist? Do not rush to answer. Yes, we see it. But most of the animals do not. And not to mention that there are people who cannot see colour either. Does the majority determine which things “exist” ? Someone with whom I was discussing on the matter said: “Even if one […]
Seeing trees, Seeing the forest…
Pictures in nature seem to consist of sets of repeated patterns which help the human mind “see” and distinguish objects from each other. It is like Nature has its own “error correcting” mechanism. These building blocks are used by the brain so as to filter out “noise” that occurs naturally on the retina.  And it […]
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