Tuesday, November 1, 2016

To See or not.


When we see a moving thing,  we see and percieve movement.  In order to see movement we should at least see the object in one position and then in another.  If we do not see the object in its first position namely if we have not seen it before, we will not see the object as moving.

We do not see movement of an object unless we have seen it before.

There is a time lapse, that passes between the initial and current positions of the object.  The more the time lapse the bigger the movement for the same constant speed.

Now, what happens if we diminish the time lapse till the movement  gets down to 0, in limit.bbAnd apply our rule : We do not see movement of an object unless we have seen it before.

We do not see an object unless we have seen it before.

Let's take an example:
Looking at a picture of 5 gentlemen on a photo.  If you do not know one of them or have not seen him before, you will not notice him.  It will appear only as 5 gentlemen to you because you are initiated to gentlemen class in your semantic memory.

An other example:
If you see a modern picture with no specific motive or figure.  It will appear to you as caos unless you are initiated to specific modern art approaches and styles.  If not you will still see lines, colors etc. which do exist in your semantic memory and inherited perception abilities such as 'good continuation'.

A philosophical issue:
Is it possible to see God.  We can not see what we have not seen before.
Nevertheless, like graphical primitives, hard-wired inherited abilities such as good continuation, we can percieve his attributes such as vigilance.

Whether given down or created, God is an important concept in the culture of the human society.  Many functions of God are being performed by human beings in today's world, air traffic control, hospitals, disaster recovery etc.  Special care should be spent to improve the concepts that constitute the attributes of God such as mercy, compassion.