There’s a saying you’ve probably heard, Seeing is believing.

But that’s not true, in our opinion. It’s the reverse: Believing is seeing.

There’s a story about Christopher Columbus (or Cristoforo Colombo), the Italian explorer back in the 1400s. As the story goes, when Columbus first approached what is now North America, he and his crew were met by a surprised band of native people.

The natives reportedly could not see Columbus’s three ships. Never having seen one before, they had no idea what a ship was.Read more