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When you look at a flower, at a color, without naming it, without like or dislike, without any screen between you and the thing you see as a flower, without the word, without thought, then the flower has an extraordinary color and beauty. But when you look at the flower through botanical knowledge, when you say: "This is a rose," you have already conditioned your response.

* An excerpt from 'You Are the World.'

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