Sara Jacobovici en Perspective, beBee in English Owner • Creative Arts Therapies Services 29/11/2016 · 1 min de lectura · +600

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It all depends.....Image credit: Linkedin

Perspective seems to be my word of the month but I suspect it’s been around much longer and is here to stay.

I love the fact that a visual description is attached to a point of view. Especially since perspective is a “technique or process of representing on a plane or curved surface the spatial relation of objects as they might appear to the eye”. I love to read “might” appear to the eye. It means that a perspective is a possibility. I also love the fact that perspective makes it possible for us to experience a third dimension of a two dimensional surface.

The following is taken from It offers a definition and an example. I left the last one open as an invitation to you to fill in the blanks. I hope you do and share your perspective.

Perspective;  noun

1. a technique of depicting volumes and spatial relationships on a flat surface.

Compare aerial perspective, linear perspective.

2. a picture employing this technique, especially one in which it is prominent:

an architect's perspective of a house.

3. a visible scene, especially one extending to a distance; vista:

a perspective on the main axis of an estate.

4. the state of existing in space before the eye:

The elevations look all right, but the building's composition is a failure in perspective.

5. the state of one's ideas, the facts known to one, etc., in having a meaningful interrelationship:

You have to live here a few years to see local conditions in perspective.

6. the faculty of seeing all the relevant data in a meaningful relationship:

Your data is admirably detailed but it lacks perspective.

7. a mental view or prospect:
The (blank) perspective of (blank).

Two examples that can influence our perspectives:


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Preston Vander Ven 6/1/2017 · #12

Thanks for the video you included with your article.

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Ali Anani 29/11/2016 · #11

Great response @Sara Jacobovici-thank you and I agree

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Sara Jacobovici 29/11/2016 · #10

#5 Thank you @Ken Boddie! What a magnificent metaphor and so beautifully written. I look forward to incorporating this into future posts (with appropriate credit).

Sara Jacobovici 29/11/2016 · #9

#4 As always @Ali Anani, great question! Off the top of my head, I would say that if we start off with acquiring a false perspective, that becomes the building block for the illusion. So in a way, by tracing the illusion to its root perspective, we can gain a better understanding of where it comes from.

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Sara Jacobovici 29/11/2016 · #8

#3 I appreciate what you're saying @Tony Rossi because of the visual aspect of perspective; how we see things. This naturally leads to how we experience things and so on. Thanks for your contribution to the discussion.

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Sara Jacobovici 29/11/2016 · #7

#2 Very powerful statement and well articulated @Pascal Derrien. Thank you.

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Sara Jacobovici 29/11/2016 · #6

#1 I appreciate your response @Harvey Lloyd. Thank you.