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When we see a tree, we are seeing an image created by our mind as a result of light waves being captured by our retina, which sends electrical impulses to our occipital loabs via the optic nerve. In Reality, trees are not brown and leaves are not green. They merely reflect light waves of differing frequencies.
You live and I live in a world clearly and meticulously defined.
- Jevinigh Accepts the argument as Con
When sunlight strikes a leaf it reflects light of the wavelength 495-570 nm, correct. If this light was green, we would see green light radiating from the leaf in all directions. "Red" objects would have red light radiating from them in all directions. This is not the case. Therefore something else causes us to see the leaf as being green. What actually happens is that our brain interprets that particular wavelength of light as green. The particular wavelength triggers an electrical impulse when it strikes a particular cone on your retina. This electrical impulse travels along your optic nerve to the brains imaging centre which interprets the signal and converts it into an image. This is where color is created. The green that you see exists only in your mind. Scientists call light of the wavelength 495-570 nm green because they know not everyone is intelligent enough to grasp the physiology of sight and they have better things to do than try to explain it to someone who can't understand.
No guy, They call it green because that's what we've collectively agreed on. This is basic social science, we we have collective shared experiences and we communicate them with a common language. Green does not mean it would emit it's own photon energy, Green means simply that it reflects that wave length... This isn't a conspiracy to placate ignorant masses, it is the basic facts of living in world where we experience shared phenomena; in this case, the color green. It is the job of the sciences to define the world we live in so that the experiences maybe bettered and batter shared, it is sociology not physiology that defines green and it is not a lack of intelligence at any level. it's the same for virtually everything and every object you deal with... You wouldn't say that: ' A car isn't really a car.. it's in fact 4 wheels with a motor in a metal box ( wake up sheeple!) '
Instead, we call it a car, well call green,green and brown,brown. We define the world to communicate our shared experiences because they are not all wrapped up in our heads, anymore than is the alphabet. The object car and the attribute green are real, definable things for us to do this with.
If you drop a stone in a pond, don't you see ripples radiating in all directions?
You're working with an incomplete understanding of how works in this respect. I suspect you may have watched videos or seen text book images where the reflection of light is depicted in straight lines and took that to mean that the light is being reflected like a lazor in straight lines... Earlier you where talking about a leaf emitting it's own light ( ergo emitting it's own photonic energy) but now you are on something totally different and a bit unhinged. The reason you see ripples in the pond but not in vissible light is because you are watchign surface disruption on the water, you wouldn't see the ripples in the water if you where submerged ( except by looking at the surface from below)... besides that the ripples in the pond are moving far,far,far,far,far,far,far,far,FAR,Slower than light. The time it takes for light to hit your rettana is quicker than the neurons in your brain can fire, also the low end of the frequency is not a dead stop.. Now that I think about it aI am not sure you quite grasp how the frequency of waves work.
So you saying light doesn't travel in a straight line?
I rest my case.
Congratulations on being one of the least coherent, most frustrating people I have dealt with on this site thus far.
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