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    Quote Originally Posted by Synapse View Post
    Why is that?
    Our lense is twisted because of our size.

    So everything about our size is intuitive and everything very small or very large is counter-intuitive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Standuble View Post
    I think he is saying that it's not. The wording at the end is bizarre but I think he's saying "by seeing things through a twisted perspective you don't actually see how twisted the world is." Rose-tinted glasses and/or blind ignorance and optimism. At least that's what I interpreted it as.
    I' d include pessimism as well. I've always found it strange how people will deride overt optimism, but let pessimism get off on a free ride.

    They are both part of the same spectrum just from opposite ends. Extreme pessimism is as distorting as extreme optimism.
    'One of (Lucas) Cranach's masterpieces, discussed by (Joseph) Koerner, is in it's self-referentiality the perfect expression of left-hemisphere emptiness and a precursor of post-modernism. There is no longer anything to point to beyond, nothing Other, so it points pointlessly to itself.' - Iain McGilChrist

    Suppose a tree fell down, Pooh, when we were underneath it?"
    "Suppose it didn't," said Pooh, after careful thought.
    Piglet was comforted by this.
    - A.A. Milne.

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