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The Reality Bubble : Blind Spots, Hidden Truths and the Dangerous Illusions that Shape Our World, Paperback / softback Book

The Reality Bubble : Blind Spots, Hidden Truths and the Dangerous Illusions that Shape Our World Paperback / softback

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What are we not seeing?Our naked eyes see only a thin sliver of reality.

We are blind in comparison to the x-rays that peer through skin, the mass spectrometers that detect the dead inside the living, or the high-tech surveillance systems that see with artificial intelligence. And we are blind compared to the animals that can see in infrared, or ultraviolet, or with 360-degree vision.

These animals live in the same world we do, but they see something quite different when they look around. In The Reality Bubble, Ziya Tong illuminates this hidden world and takes us on a journey to examine ten of humanity's biggest blind spots.

What she reveals is not on the things we didn't evolve to see but, more dangerously, the blindness of modern society.

Fast-paced, utterly fascinating and deeply humane, this vitally important new book gives voice to the sense we've all had - that there is more to the world than meets the eye.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Popular science
  • ISBN: 9781838850487

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