The eye has been called “the window to the soul” by people who have no idea how it works.
There were once a variety of theories on how we see:
Extramission: The theory that eyes emit a light, like the fire of the sun, onto objects they see, and then the image object is reflected back onto the water of eye.
Intromission: The theory that everything projects a smaller version of itself, with a smaller number of atoms, in all directions. The eye catches this smaller image.
Intermission: The break in a long film, when your eyes get watery from looking at the screen in the dark for so long.
But now what causes vision more clearly, even if we don’t see objects in front of us as clearly as we used to. Continue reading “See?”