What is Reality?  Look at the picture below.

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What does it make you think and feel?

The Hering illusion is named after German physiologist Ewald Hering, who first published the illusion in 1861. Optical illusions like his Hering Illusion highlight that our brains ‘fill in the blanks’ for us on a daily basis and make us think about the importance of ‘perception’.

When looking at the image, you will appear to see a pair of bowed or curved lines placed in front of a series of other lines. In reality, these bowed lines are parallel, and straight. They only appear to be curved.

So how can we know what is ‘real’ if our brains are scientifically proven to be distorting what is actually in front of us?

How can we KNOW what we see is REAL?