The eyes can play tricks

10th November 2000 at 00:00
IT guru Alan Kay believes the world is a magic act we have to penetrate. He thinks we come to hard conclusions about the world too early in life. He quotes the Talmud, the main source of Jewish religious law: "W sees things not as they are, but as we are." There is no better way to rock faith in our perception than to study optical illusions and this site has some wonderful ones.

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