posted on May, 13 2014 @ 08:49 AM
a reply to: SuperFrog
I've heard a lot of science types say that pattern recognition might be the key to us being self conscious or maybe it was the first higher function
that evolved. Pattern recognition is something that's more important and used then most realize.
If you've ever had glasses. You might have noticed how your eye sight gets worse without your glasses on the longer you wear them. Before you started
wearing glasses you felt like you saw pretty good but now that you've been wearing them a couple months, when you've taken them off, you can't see for
Your eye sight hasn't changed.... What it happens is your brain recognizes patterns you've seen before and starts smoothing out the edges for you.
Filling in the blurry spots "pretending" your seeing stuff you can't. Once you've been wearing glasses awhile. Your brain stops needing to do that
because of the glasses. So it gets out of practice and when you take off your glasses it no longer smooths out the edges and fills in the
Sadly this could be the reason for UFO sightings and other spiritual experiences. Like someone said earlier. Because our brains are just reading
electric impulses from our eyes, ears,nose and skin that can misfire and tell us any lie and it seem real.....
edit on 13-5-2014 by ArtemisE
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