The Eyes Have It

Take a look around you. Now cover your right eye and look carefully at the scene or some specific object. Then cover your left eye and look carefully at it. You will notice that it appears a little different each time, though you may need to switch back and forth a few times before you appreciate this fully. It is apparent that what anything “is” depends on the point of view, and it makes no sense to assert that any particular view is “THE ONE AND ONLY TRUTH”.

If this is the case when we consider the two eyes in a single head, think what this implies when we start to consider all the eyes in all the different heads there are.

Of course some folk only have one eye, and some folk have poor sight or else their vision is distorted in some way, while other folk are completely blind. It would be foolish, surely, to argue with them about the “Truth”. Perhaps an approach to the question with a little more understanding and compassion might be appropriate.

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About Ben Naga

Pilgrim on the lam. Please feel free to explore the links to learn more. I trust you will find some things there will have been worth the effort. See you there.

Posted on May 13, 2017, in Not A Poem At All, Reposted from elsewhere and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. An astute and gently stated “observation”, Ben. Alas, the audacity of human nature. We need to be reminded…

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  2. this is so interesting!
    makes me wonder
    what it’s like to have good
    sight in both eyes 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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