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A temporal illusion is a distortion in sensory perception caused when the time between the occurrence of two or more events is very short (typically less than a second). In such cases a person may misperceive the temporal order of the events. The kappa effect is a form of temporal illusion verifiable by experiment whereby time intervals between visual events are perceived as relatively longer or shorter depending on the relative spatial positions of the events. In other words, the perception of temporal intervals appears to be directly affected, in these cases, by the perception of spatial intervals. The Kappa effect can be displayed when considering a journey made in two parts that take an equal amount of time. Between these two parts, the journey that covers more distance will appear to take longer than the journey covering less distance, even though they take an equal amount of time.
Between these two parts, the journey that covers more distance will appear to take longer than the journey covering less distance, even though they take an equal amount of time.
Eagleman, D. M.; Sejnowski, T. J.; Untangling Spatial from Temporal Illusions, Trends in Neuroscience, 25(6) 293, 2002 (PDF)
Psychoactive drugs can alter the judgement of time. Some – such as entheogens – may also dramatically alter a person's temporal judgement. Substances such as '___', psilocybin, and mescaline may affect our time perception. At higher doses time may appear to slow down, stop, speed up, go backwards or even seem out of sequence.
Originally posted by michaelbrux
reply to post by darkbake
its not Jerusalem that is being destroyed.
its Damascus instead.
the past is being changed.
its as if the two cities are reflections of one another and in the future only one can exist in tact.
its just a theory, but when multiple powers descended on Damascus instead of Jerusalem, I began to suspect the world had taken a detour somehow.
Originally posted by FlyersFan
reply to post by michaelbrux
Awesome theory. Tell us more.
Could you be thinking of a time-line shift??
You've got me hooked. MORE!