Nope, you don’t see the world objectively

People cannot see the world objectively, researchers say.

With a novel series of experiments using sophisticated computer graphics and laser-cut “coins,” the researchers found that it’s almost impossible for people to separate an object’s true identity from their own perspective on it.

In this case, people looked at round objects that were tilted away from them; even when people were certain that the objects were round, they couldn’t help but “see” them in a distorted way, as ovals or ellipses.

“This question about the influence of one’s own perspective on perception is one philosophers have been discussing for centuries,” says

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