The 2D Eulogy
Sometimes remembering someone who has passed is like looking at an autostereogram.
You might ask, “What’s an autostereogram?” You may know it by its more popular title: Magic Eye.
Autostereograms, or Magic Eyes, are pieces of art composed of thousands of different colored dots and lines. Depending on how you focus your eyes, you will either see a 2D image or a 3D one. I’m not sure about the whole science of it all, but it seems to meet that if you are willing to look past the image – and focus on something behind it – you are more able to see the 3D image.
(For more information regarding autostereograms, please check out your local Hyperlink.)
Recently, I have read several blog and social media posts about great men of our time who have passed on. One was an article about C.S. Lewis, posted by John Blake. Blake’s post, titled The C.S. Lewis You Never Knew, presents a rather disjointed view of Lewis. It takes bits and pieces from excellent biographies of Lewis’ life and endeavors to summarize all of them in approximately 1800 words. He attempts to humanize Lewis as he paints the good and the bad about a man who is almost larger than life. While ending on a heartfelt note, the article still feels incomplete.
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