Perceptions

by Gavin W Sisk

As a species, we make peculiar mistakes in how we perceive the world and ourselves.  In many ways, these mistakes are hard-wired.  It would be cheap to pronounce them only as evolutionary flaws in need of excision.  These cognitive quirks and limitations are what define us as humans.  As Leonard Cohen said, “There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in”.

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