A fictitious dialogue between Socrates and Timoneus, one of his students. It was on a sunny day when Timoneus visited Socrates who was
engrossed in contemplation within the tranquility of a beautiful grove.
Timoneus: Our view of the world, of things and living beings, is imperfect and full of illusions.
How can we attain a true and perfect view?
Socrates: Imagine that you stand in front of a mountain at its South side and direct your gaze up towards its peak. What do you see?
You see a certain shape of the mountain, as it is visible to you from your point ...