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Poch Peralta

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The Reality Room How to Debunk Illusions (from shadows)

Illusions or 'mysterious appearances' continue to go viral on the Internet and I can imagine how many will be duped into believing these 'miracles'. Here is one way to disprove those. I have not done this experiment yet I'm definitely sure it will work. If you are a scientific researcher or hobbyist, do this:

Create a room with one color and even walls. It doesn't have to be a real room. A big 7x7 feet box will do. Don't put anything in it except a single source of light -- a simple lamp will do. Then dare a scientific investigator to search for any 'mysterious appearance' for as long as he wants to. Make a bet he wouldn't find any (just joking).

Why am I so sure about this? Because most illusions come from shadows (some from simple stains). Plato's Cave which is the best illustration of perception and illusion was made possible because light and shadows were involved. But Plato's Cave is about perception and I am not disproving it with this article.

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This is not about how my idea has evolved or been shaped but since the Idea is almost similar to mine, I cite it:
J.J. Abrams creates an actual mystery box
http://blog.ted.com/2014/03/06/j-j-abrams-creates-an-actual-mystery-box/

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    Oct 20 2013: if we look deep in the persons were talking about the book in the Cave(Allegory of the Cave),we can notice that Plato know even the book will be reading will still always like riddle for human conviction cause in the reality the name dosen't matter and the best is if we can have one name to everything (stuff ,moods ,desires...) ,and if we try to undesrand the origin of this book we'll conclude in advance that will help only the shadow for to be the truth to every human in this life.
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      Oct 20 2013: Hi Riadh. Thanks for mentioning the book.
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        Oct 20 2013: Hello Poch ,Thank you for remember me the lovely book of The Republic :)

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