Ian's Rant 04 – The Mirror Conundrum

Mirror image

Ian ponders why his image in a mirror isn't also upside down.

Mirror Image

We all know that when we look at something in a mirror, the image is back to front. Hold some writing up to a mirror and it reads backwards. So why isn't it also upside down?

This came to me while having my digital camera take a self portrait for this site. I had to flip the image horizontally, but not vertically. Hmmmmmmm.....

(By the way, I worked out the answer to this one, but I figured I'd give you something metaphysical to ponder anyway).

– Ian Fieggen, 2001

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