"Every perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination."

-- Gerald Edelman, Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge
3 Of colours5 Of coloursOf coloursThe Newton Project Knowledge Graph2020-10-08Journal 5 If the particles in a body have not so greate an elastick power as to returne back the whole motion of a ray. then that body may be lighter or darker colored according as the elastick virtue of that bodys parts is more or lesse. 6 If there be loose particles in the pores of a body which by makeing them very narrow or by otherwise hindering the elastick power of the subtil matter whereby the motions of the rays are conserved that body may have some colour, &c Figure Continue reading…