Chapter 5Seeing A New Way Of Seeing

O brave new world that has such creatures in it.

—William Shakespeare

Don't look up from this page.

Describe the room you are in. Describe the artwork that is on the walls. Describe the color and pattern of the walls and furnishings. What is the view from the window? What color is the chair you are sitting on? If you are in a public place, who else is with you? Pick one person and try to describe his or her hair color, eye color and other features without looking up.

If you are at home or another familiar place, you might have a fighting chance. Maybe you purchased the furnishings or artwork. (If you do have a "home court" advantage, you might try this again sometime when you are away from home.) If you ...

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