i’ve been playing with the idea of illusion. it is an idea, illusions only exist between […]. the quoted definition below has a conflict. is illusion a misleading impression, or misapprehension of reality? i’m inclined to favour ‘misapprehension’ as the more accurate description – an experience accountable only to your self.
i’m not sure ‘misleading impression’ actually makes sense. surely impressions are highly subjective, likely-irrational-things from the outset. what in gods good name, then, is a
aside from the origin of the word illusion, its ‘cheap’ connotations and other things besides, i’m coming to warm to this descriptive noun.