Musing On Illusion and RealityWhat is reality if not a set of agreed upon illusions?
Our illusion of greater control over a planet that we are not separate from but part of.
Our illusion of physical solidity that only holds relevance in terms of what we compare ourselves to.
Our illusion of having greater feeling, consciousness and complexity than other life forms that we cannot be, therefore cannot fully comprehend.
Our endless array of theories and categorizations that we use to box ourselves and others with, willfully pushing into those boxes even when there is no fit, as if fit exists within the many concepts we try to manifest into solidity.
Our illusion that agreed upon realities have somehow been static over time, rather than morphing with prevailing cultural winds.
Our illusions about what is possible. Our assumption that everything already known is all there is to know, and the myopic decisions we make as a result of that. The impossible and magical simply morphs into the scientific with a grea