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The Other Kind of Smart by Harvey DEUTSCHENDORF

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CHAPTER 14

Reality Testing

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”

—ALBERT EINSTEIN

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How well we function in this world has a great deal to do with how accurately we view it. Although we all may think that we view things objectively, this is only an illusion. All of our perceptions and judgments are clouded by our past experiences and how we have chosen to view these experiences. Having said that, however, it is important that we make every effort to see the world as honestly as we can. If we are unable to see things as they really are, we may be missing opportunities that arise. Having realistic views of the world will ...

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