Re: What's a picture?

Robert Long (
Thu, 26 Sep 1996 13:21:48 GMT

On 24 Sep 1996 17:04:11 -0400, (Paul Gallagher) wrote:

|I don't know, but you might try looking in Colin Turnbull's The Forest
|People. I remember that it contains a description of the perception of
|space by the Mbuti, who live in the rain forests of Zaire. They
|perceived distant large objects that appear small as actually being small.

Thanks very much. This is not the reference I was thinking of, but it
is germaine to my subjects, which is the conventions we unconsciously
accept in deriving two-dimensional images of our four-dimensional
space-time world.