What is color? Let's talk about it later today


Color is how you can tell the good leftovers from the bad ones.

What is a color? A miserable little pile of electromagnetic wavelengths!

But enough talk! Have at you!

Colour is how our mind/brain interprets electro-chemical signals (mostly) received via the optic nerve, from the retinas. It’s a purely mental phenomena, as the physical world does not actually possess colour, only varying frequencies of light bouncing off and/or being absorbed by things.

Color is an intentional misspelling of colour by Webster:

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Color is not just for humans! I suspect that tetrachromatic creatures find it even more interesting.

I never took @maggiek for a Color Commentator.


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