7 Facts About the Eyes

“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.” (Robertson Davies)

It is well said that eyes are the windows to the soul. The eyes determine our perceptions of the world and, in turn, allow others to glimpse our inner nature.

Our eyes are also fascinatingly complex organs, made up of over 100 million individual working parts and responsible for nearly 80% of the information our brains process. Take a peek now to discover some eye-opening facts about your retinas, irises, pupils and more:

7 Amazing Facts About Your Eyes
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We’d like to add a final philosophical thought to this “scientific” discussion:

Always keep your eyes open – to the beauty that exists in every moment, to the possibilities of each new day, and to the wonder of existence. Also open your eyes to the things we do not always wish to see – injustice, oppression and suffering. Before we can act for change, we must first awaken our senses and powers of observance.