I think of eyes as being a metaphor for our entire lives. Our eyes are our windows to the outside world. They are the gateway to our soul. It is our destiny to gaze into the world, and to see everything that is there. As humans, we have to be willing to look at things as they are and not as we want them to be.
Of course, we are a pretty vain lot. We want our eyes to be bigger, brighter, and even a little more interesting than they usually are. But the truth is, they can only be as beautiful as the eyes of those who see them.
If we’re honest with ourselves, most of the time we want to be beautiful. But when we’re not honest with ourselves, we want to be pretty even if it isn’t beautiful.
The idea of looking at something as it is, whether in a photograph, a painting, a painting of another person, or in a movie, is known as the metaphor of the eye. In a metaphorical sense, when you look at something, you are taking a look at it from the perspective of the observer, not from the perspective of the object or person. You look at something as it is because you are the observer.
The metaphor of the eye can be used to describe many things, including, but not limited to, how we view our bodies, how we view others, and how we view ourselves. When we are in a state of self-awareness we realize that we are not really looking at ourselves or another person, we are actually looking at ourselves through the eyes of another person, or person in another state.
Some people also use the metaphor of the eye to describe a third person, in this case, the person behind the camera. A person behind the camera is not really in the position that they are “looking at” something. They are viewing their own thoughts and actions, which is what we actually experience when we watch the news or read the newspaper. The person behind the camera, in this case, is the viewer.
We are all looking at the world through the eyes of someone else, and are all looking at ourselves through the eyes of someone else. The two faces are always mirror images. The person on the other side of the camera, or the person behind the camera, is literally looking at their own thoughts and feelings and actions. No, the viewer is not really looking at their thoughts and feelings. They are just having those thoughts and feelings, which is our experience.
So in this example of looking, the viewers are also looking through the eyes of the person on the other side of the viewing screen. They are looking at themselves and observing all the thoughts, feelings, and actions they have. And though we cannot see their eyes, they are seeing through the eyes of the person behind the camera.
I have seen an episode of Myth Busters where the myth being debunked had a series of images and words explaining it all. That episode was called the “metaphor-for-the-eyes.” And if it was good, it was really good.
There are many good ones out there. However, the metaphor-for-the-eyes is the one that I find the most intriguing. It has something to do with the fact that we are the ones who see ourselves and what we are doing. And we’re not alone. Each of us has our own version of the metaphor-for-the-eyes.