In Living Color
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In Living Color

Fade to Black…and White

Color me curious

Are black and white colors? This question was asked and answered in a brief but engrossing Britannica.com article I read recently. The answer is yes and no! As I understand it, white is all the colors of light together; black is the absence of light. Yet, in the manner humans perceive color (the article describes it succinctly), black and white have a rightful place in our crayon box!

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Ronald C. Flores-Gunkle

Ronald C. Flores-Gunkle

An aging humanist hanging on to the idea that there is hope for humankind — against all current indications. You can see his published work on Amazon.