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"Illusion and Reality" - What role have illusion and reality played in your life?

Helpful ideas to spark classroom conversations

 Mark Twain states:  "Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live. "


"We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone."  Orson Welles  (


"Tradition is the illusion of permanence."  Woody Allen


Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. ~Albert Einstein


There is an objective reality out there, but we view it through the spectacles of our beliefs, attitudes, and values. ~David G. Myers, Social Psychology


The human understanding is like a false mirror, which, receiving rays irregularly, distorts and discolors the nature of things by mingling its own nature with it. ~Francis Bacon




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