The Power of the Human Interpretive Faculty

The power of the human interpretive faculty, which combines reason with imagination, is astonishing. Looking at the same cloud, one will see “just a cloud” while others will see a dog, a tree, the Eiffel tower, a dancer, a face. Objectively, we call it a cloud; but subjectively, through the interpretive faculty, it becomes all of these things.

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