State Of Mind

When you look do you really see? Try an experiment. Focus on a object for a few seconds and then close your eyes. Now describe the object out loud from memory alone. Now open your eyes and look again. How did you do? Could you accurately remember the object’s shape or color?  Is there some feature you now see or forgot to mention? Would someone else see and describe the object the same way you did? Would the angle you viewed the object alter your description? Now think of a few people you know. How would you describe them? If you asked them to describe themselves, would you expect your description to match theirs? When you think about it isn’t what you see when you look at a particular person, place, or thing dependent on your unique perception, which is a reflection of both your state of mind and the sum total of your life experience? We like what Thoreau said about looking versus seeing in this quote…


A quote of Henry David Thoreau: "It's not what you look at that matters..."

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What do you see? Are you sure. Move to the other side of the room and look again.



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