What Is Reality?

Here’s something that just occurred to me when I saw this picture: Much of “Reality” is what we perceive superimposed with what our culture tells us we should think and feel about our perceptions. Thus, the distorted image of the Colorado state capitol building reflected in a nearby office building isn’t real. But if that’s not real, is Fox News or or any work by Shakespeare more real?

If you are intrigued by this, go back and re-read Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave.” And for now, that’s enough philosophy!

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