Can you recall the last time you saw something new? Do you remember your reaction? Quite likely it was “it reminds me of” or “it looks like”. Similarly you can see it in interactions with others. Your mind tirelessly tries to connect what is perceived or sensed with something familiar. That is its job, to analyze and in conjunction with our ego, to keep us safe.
Yet, when exposed to something like beauty, feelings or emotions, it starts to lose its ground without understandable contrast. To make it easier, it comes up with “an object” to compare or associate with.Read More