[ by Charles Cameron — perception and plutonium ]
The sureralist master and master surrealist Salvador Dali here invokes optical illusion to illuminate the fickle nature of our perceptions of (non-surreal) reality:
— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) April 22, 2016
As for reality itself, it has its own form of surreality — in this case, the dismal facts of plutonium stockpiles and their disposal, and their implications for politics (not to mention its conceivable / inconceivable continuation by other means).
All of which is unpleasant to conteplate, seldom discussed, and thus itself a form of perceptual illusion:
I'm quoted here.https://t.co/0PdvsKGBZI
— Cheryl Rofer (@CherylRofer) April 24, 2016
FWIW, I see a visual connection between these two images, although that may ba a personal quirk not shared by others. Again, a quirk of perception?
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