It seems like a simple concept, really. But there are people who readily admit that they make their livings, nice ones at that, by knowingly creating distractions even though people are keenly watching their every move!
No, I'm not talking about bankers--yet.
Of course, I am talking about prestidigitators, magicians, wizards of the sleight of hand.
We all know they are not really magic, but look at how skillfully they fool our simple brains. Why is that?
Human beings suffer from emotions, swayed by both the conscience and unconscience brain. Perception, then, is subjective, now isn't it?
Think about it, really. What temperature is too hot? It depends upon one's perception to evaluate the sensory feeling, but the factual scientific thermodynamic fact of temperature is fully capable of precise measurement which is not at all subject to subjective whims.
So, back to the title of this post.
Here we are in 2014. The metals seemed poised to ...