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Insanity

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 35yrs • F
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Insanity
Just look at this picture for a second and you'll see why it's insane...it's by M.C. Escher, a well-known artist from the Netherlands. He made lots of pictures like this known as "impossible objects" or "impossible structures"



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 49yrs • F •
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Totally trippy.

Got another one?

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"Spellcheck is for pussies. REAL women make mistakes."
 36yrs • M •
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Escher has always been a favorite of mine, i had forgotten all about this stuff up until just now... thanks!

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 40yrs • M •
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Define impossible, b/c that picture is not impossible. It's a matter of forces.

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"Morals here. Get your morals. Only cost...your freedom."
 35yrs • F
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Dude. I don't think we have to dispute this. It's recognized as impossible. Look at the path the water travels, it's up, yet down. Admit you are now insane.

Here's another very similar one:





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 33yrs • F •
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his work is so awesome !
this is one of his very famous pieces, reptiles



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"The more you suffer, the more it shows you really care .... right ?"
 49yrs • F •
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I LOVE it.

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"Spellcheck is for pussies. REAL women make mistakes."
 35yrs • F
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That's awesome! I haven't seen that one.

This is the website I've been using: http://www.mcescher.com/

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 40yrs • M •
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If there were a fountain pushing water out where the waterfall meets the water that is flowing "up" the water would be flowing down on both paths. That is not impossible it's just how I perceive it. Which is the point of the pictures themselves, they are an abstract way into your psychology.

The fact that you believe the picture is "impossible" goes to show you believe there is nothing to argue. In other words, you did not think of a possible fountain at the top of the picture and therefore thought the picture was impossible because you made the conclusion that the "upward" flowing water was actually doing so.

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"Morals here. Get your morals. Only cost...your freedom."
 35yrs • F
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rshulz - It's called an "impossible shape", and this is a known and fairly common term. It can be drawn but cannot exist in the real world. The water flowing up wasn't really the point, just a way to communicate how the shape was impossible.

Don't glance at the water, stare at the shape.

Jesus I wish we could just enjoy something without disputing the details of it.

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 31yrs • F •
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I always thought these drawings were amazing. It's insane how some people's minds work to come up with theses things.

Way cool, guys

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"Dont complain that roses have thorns. Instead, be thankful that thorns have roses."
 46yrs • F •
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I love Escher. My favourite one of his (the first one I ever saw) is of people walking on stairs going in all different directions. There's a dude that has an open mind.

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 30yrs • F •
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This is "simple", but I like it very much



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"In the sea of ilutions and frustations that life is, some swim and some drown"
 29yrs • F •
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I like the one with the reptiles, it would be cool if they were all in color.

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"Love is like a war, Easy to start, Hard to end, Impossible to forget."
 30yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
Here are two in color...




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"In the sea of ilutions and frustations that life is, some swim and some drown"
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