For humans, experience, of the world is generally stable, and the ability to perceive it is easily
taken for granted. Objects have positions, shapes and colors that seem to be perceived
instantly, and we can reach for them or move to where they are, without any apparent effort. It is worth
noting that sensory perceptions inform the thinking process. Essentially, thinking is a process which
entails and interplays of many facets.
Furthermore, what is thought about proceeds from what has been acquired through the
senses. Hence, faulty perceptions influence the quality of the thinking process.
There are three reasons to believe that our senses are fallible. Seeing should not always be believing. Once we realize that our senses can be fooled, then we can begin to adjust to surface appearance and personal distortions. Sometimes our senses can be deceived. Our senses do not always deliver accurate data to our brain. Our senses do not operate effectively when we are sick, drowsy, or tired. Our sensual perceptions, such as sight, can deceive our brain in three major ways. It can be limited biologically, we see the superficial; corralled...