Rose-colored glasses

“Our perceived notions of this scene are so powerful that our mind blocks out the incongruity and overrides our eyes.” – Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code

sco·to·ma Pronunciation (skәto’mә) n. pl. sco·to·mas or sco·to·ma·ta (-mә-tә) An area of diminished vision within the visual field.
Sometimes we want so badly to see something as what we want it to be that we fail utterly to see it for what it really is. It’s not the things we see as black and white that matter. It’s the things we don’t see that throw color in to make the whole picture that much clearer. When we finally make ourselves see it, it’s much too late. And that’s when the greatest battle of mankind takes place — between logic and emotion.

Sometimes I really do wonder…

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