Illusion is a fiction

Illusion is a fiction. Fiction is illusion.
A fiction is a story. All stories are fiction.
Illusion, verisimilitude, the similarity to truth.
A closeness to truth?
Stories are fictions and stories can be true.
And/or not true.
The same story.
Stories are dangerous. That is how they hold our attention. Danger met with curiosity? Leads somewhere else….
Stories can’t be taken literally.
That’s funny, since stories can be literally literature!
Story met with curiosity can lead us into metaphor. Into extended, rhyming, fractal metaphor. This is how illusion, fiction, lead us towards truth.

Take a look at Painting Resists Photography.

By Antonio Dias

We fall for lies because we want to be told what can't possibly be true. If learning is to be more than the acquisition of facts, then it is important that we realize its process is not dominant/passive. No one simply teaches another. We don’t learn what is pushed at us. We take in what we can absorb and we reflect upon insights as they arise. This is a sharing of gifts. To enter into this is to join in collaboration; each/both, teaching and learning in the mutual reciprocity of dialogue.

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