If we were to stand in a room encircled by mirrors, we would see multiple images at multiple angles giving us a pretty great scope of what we look like. But how accurate is that? We only get a slice of the whole and can’t ever get a complete picture of who or what we are, as we are far more than a two dimensional being.
Have you ever seen a real brain? I remember the first time I saw one, in a neuropsych class: the instructor put on rubber gloves to protect against the formaldehyde…