For instance, you can experience the cognitive dissonance between your imagination and reality.
You could join Ilah and myself as we walk along the street imagining we are dancing and flying.
This will be disconcerting at first. And you may feel some initial fear. And it is important to keep yourself safe, particularly crossing the road.
And once you discover the delights of cognitive dissonance, you can even apply it here, like Jennifer, who can almost hear me padding after her on silent paws.
And then you will be tempted to apply it to the intellectual life. You will pass through a moment of fear into the sunny uplands of cognitive dissonance; and who knows what you may discover.
Captain James Cook took his cognitive dissonance into the unknown and discovered Australia - just as you are doing now.
Join James, Victor, Ilah and Jennifer in the dance of cognitive dissonance. We might even make up a little song about cognitive dissonance.
I can hear it in the distance now.