Friday, May 30, 2003

But what is color? Is it a property of the light that illuminates the leaf of an orchid petal? Is it the chemical architecture of the petal that reflects that light? Is it in the photopigments sitting at the back of my eye, or pathways coursing through my brain? I cannot articulate any of this well, which is why, now, I am reading, and learning from those who can.