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Ways to Look at the Color Black (themillions.com)
21 points by prismatic 30 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment



> Far harder to imagine non-existence, that state of being nothing, so that the most accessible way that it can be envisioned is as a field of black, as being the view when you close your eyes.

Hmm. I think non-existence would be better envisioned by closing one of your eyes, rather than both. Is that blackness on the other side? I can't make a strong case for it but I don't think it is - it's just voidness. But also, I think you can't have black nor it's implied white without an essence by which they appear so non-existence is just voidness. I don't know.




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