"The sciences of today are bridges to reality; if then they lead not to reality, naught remains but fruitless illusion."
Abdu'l-Baha : Selections from the Writings of Abdu'l-Baha
How is our consciousness connected to the world?
Japan Science and Technology Agency made an interactive web page that will "Explore the unconscious functions of the brain with visual illusions and mysterious perceptual phenomena. " If you have 30 minutes you will find out new things about you, your mind, your self.
Web page here: http://www.Japan Science and Technology Agency.jp
I guess we see just what we think we see...