Perception: Why What You See Is Not Reality

The Next Big Idea | 26 November 2019 | 0h 47m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Don Hoffman about ideas from his book The Case Against Reality: Why Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes. Argues that what we see, smell, touch, and taste are illusions. Reality, he says, is just an interface, like a computer desktop, built by our brains to conceal complexity.