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Unformatted text preview: and I did. I assumed the moon was closer when it was down by the horizon. When Nicholson stated that the moon is actually closer to us when it is over our head, because of the earths curvature, it all made sense. Other theories consisted of people comparing the size of the moon to houses and trees when it is down by the horizon, because it seems so close. A study at Harvard suggested that the mind enlarges the perceived perception of anything viewed in or near a horizontal direction. Illusions in paintings and drawings in books were created by the author, designed to make the viewers see other than what is there. So if the moon is an illusion, the creator of the moon and this earth is an artist and the first real master of deception....
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2010 for the course ENGLISH 91 taught by Professor Mr.wilder during the Spring '10 term at DeVry Fresno.
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