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What if we all call the colors the same name but we see different things? (Read description.)

Like, we all call blue blue but to someone else it might look like pink eventhough they call it blue and blue would look pink to them? or what if we think the colors are the same but with different names? Like pink may not be the same color to everyone? Like, if we all call colors the same name but in reality we see them different and we've been conditioned to call colors by their names but it's a different color for everyone?

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Somebody posed that to me years ago and it is fascinating. With technology that has discovered that dogs see in black and white and how many other creatures use their sight and how they see things,I am going to look (pardon the pun) into it again. Maybe I can convince my neighbor to repaint his house again. I hope the theory proves true, then I'll know he didn't do it to piss the rest of us off.Crayola hasn't come up with this one..yet. Well , Here's looking at ya !

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Here's looking at you from the colors in my crayon box.
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Soooooo..is your neighbor color blind and by any chance, like to play Twister?? :)
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No just twisted I think ! So twisted he could hide behind a corkscrew...
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and beautiful colors they are cy:):):)G. "Spray it again Sam"
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mother of god.... #mind blown

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Lol same here
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Haha yeah
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I Know What You Are Saying As If The Colors Are Not What They Really Are Because Some People See Them Differently.

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Yeah, exactly. Or like, stuff.
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I've wondered this as well! We might all be conditioned to say 'blue' when we see the colour of a clear sunny sky. Good question.

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Like it can be high for everyone.
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I mean, I mean pink. To so people.
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Some*
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Then we all have the colors mixed up? Colors don't matter. If our world was all gray what difference would that have on the violence in the middle east?

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I'm high.
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And if the world was grey, that would mean that we don't have the sun. That how we get color.
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Wow!!! I only WISH I had as much time to think as you do! I'm quite sure the colors are named as such because humans need description and connection. Amazing how language does that. Sooooo your name isn't really ?????? It is "Toaster"? Right?

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Haha "Toaster"?
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Now you get it! And my sister's name is Self Defrosting Freezer and her dog Tofu.
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I'm so confused right now.
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Yatoo, say "Hi" to your sis Defrost for me. Lol...
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Will do boo ! She went out with her boyfriend Clawhammer and his cousin Septictank.They went out for hot fudge mondays.Asked them to bring me back a tollbooth...I'm starving ...
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Did Septic make the hot fudge himself? Lol...
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one flush or two ??
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I have wondered the same thing. But how could we know if we were doing it? Would that explain why some people wear such ugly (to us) colors?

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Believe it or not, but all your "what ifs" are true! For one example, color blindness has many forms, and one form has colors being randomly switched by the brain.
Normal perception of color involves both the eye and the brain, and each can affect the other and alter perception of the exact same color by different individuals.
Scientist named Duncker also showed that if you cut out a leaf shape and a donkey shape from the same sheet of green paper, most people will insist that the leaf shape is much "greener".

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It would probably make no difference at all.

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