Chapter 1

What You See Ahead of You Depends on What You’re Looking for and How Far Away You Are

Choose something to admire. It could be a flower, a football game, a friend, a plate of French toast, or anything else on which you would like to focus for the moment. Made your choice? Great!

Now, in your mind’s eye, put it as close to your nose as possible. What do you see?

Again imagine the same thing but place it as far from your nose as possible while still retaining the ability to see the object and distinguish its major parts. What do you see?

Finally, in your mind’s eye, move it to that spot in the middle ground where it’s clearest to you at that distance. What do you see?

You have just experienced perspective. Did you stand close enough? Did ...

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