We aren’t blind – but we tend only to see what we are trained to see.
Everything else sails by.
Others see what we don’t, as certainly as we see things flashing brightly which others miss entirely.
Wherever we live physically, wherever we live economically, socially, intellectually or comically – we see only what we are trained for, conditioned for.
We don’t see more, or less.
We see different.
Dealing with what to do to get what we want. Aren’t we all?
How can we explain such wide ranging outcomes?
When we seek knowledge and want to squeeze understanding from it, we are often looking very hard at the wrong things – missing what is right in front of us as we errantly concentrate attention on the same old things, same old way with same old tools.
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