When a danger is less visible, it leaves us more vulnerable
Mar11

When a danger is less visible, it leaves us more vulnerable

Suppose we are afflicted by some disease with visible symptoms such as TB that makes us cough or raises our temperature. …

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To believe whatever we see is to live like an animal
Jan31

To believe whatever we see is to live like an animal

Some people assert, “Seeing is believing.” Their intent in making this assertion may be good – they don’t want …

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We need the eyes to see what our eyes need to see
Jan09

We need the eyes to see what our eyes need to see

When we are sick and in pain, a doctor may immediately see some symptoms that indicate the presence of disease. If during …

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The senses may be windows to the world, but they are mere portholes to reality
Oct28

The senses may be windows to the world, but they are mere portholes to reality

A window gives us the sensation that we are looking at a large part of the outside world through it. In contrast, a porthole,…

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Perception is a function of association
May05

Perception is a function of association

Suppose some non-Indians unfamiliar with cricket come to India and enter a cricket stadium. They may find the hullabaloo…

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Comprehension comes by the integration of visual perception with intellectual education
May11

Comprehension comes by the integration of visual perception with intellectual education

We usually consider our eyes as reliable sources of knowledge. In court cases, eyewitness testimonies are deemed strong…

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