Human eyes are weird. They have a reflective part, called the tapetum lucidum, that only serves to make them look creepy in the dark. Weirdest of all? That reflective layer is located on the back of our eyeballs, rather than on the front where it would be useful. Furthermore, when light enters our eyes from an angle, it reflects back out again, instead of being focused or absorbed by other parts of our eye, as any other animal with see-in-the-dark capabilities does. Why do we have these useless features? Are they anything like the same kind of reflective layers found in cats and foxes? The answer is yes… and no. Let’s take a look at what makes human eyes so special—and why they reflect light—as well as their evolutionary history and potential functions.
Do Human Eyes Reflect Light?
YES, human eyes reflect light. The tapetum lucidum is a reflective layer that is located on the back of the eye. It reflects light in the same way that a mirror does, and it is located right behind the retina, where it can reflect light back into the eye. The tapetum lucidum is not unique to humans; it also exists in cats and many other animals with see-in-the-dark capabilities.
How Does Light Reflect Off Objects?
- If an object is white, the light wave can collide with its atoms and be absorbed.
- If an object is black, the light wave cannot collide with its atoms, and so it passes through (the same kind of wave has a phase shift when passing through non-black matter). Light waves that are not absorbed are “refracted” at glass/water boundaries or other discontinuities such as single atoms or surfaces
- When colliding with something that is not “white”, or absorbing things, the wavelength can change and then reflect back out of the object.
Why Do Human Eyes Reflect Light?
- Human eyes make reflections inside human eyes possible because, behind those parts of the eyeballs that are reflective, is a thin layer of light-reflecting tissue called the tapetum lucidum. It is located on the back of the eyeball, behind and just below where the retina is located. This distinctive layer can reflect light—back into your eye—when certain aspects of the reflection are unusual (note 1). Reflection inside objects creates interesting and complex effects. All objects reflect! The shapes that they take also refract differently than normal – e.g. sea shells reflect sounds differently than solid aluminum pieces or anything made from glass, wood, or plastic.
- If you look through an eyepiece and turn the view it will clearly be seen right away: vertical – see upside down; horizontal line – horizontally punched in; oval – rectangular patterns turned to upside-down The Pupil Reflects Inside Glasses until they Discover Suddenly They Can See Normal… Be Badasses
- When you press your fingers to your forehead as a child and quickly straighten out every finger after touching it, you note three main things: 1) Your fingers are still there and 2) The buttons on your winter coat hood have disappeared! 3) The only thing missing was that weird temporary refracted view which seemed nice until you could then see uniformly normally again (the first two items notwithstanding).
- Dear fellow vision users. On a completely different subject from seeing in blackness… but I do have a question coming from another direction. Our bodies have gained fat cells, which take triglycerides (fat) and make triglycerides proteins. The outermost membranes are created from triglyceride protein plus trans-fatty acid from hydrogenated oil (trans ). DHA is a plant-based element that can substitute as the saturating saturated fatty acid for trans fatty acids… because DHA is a natural element or made in plants and animals, it will not damage the membranes of your stomach or body organs quite to the same degree as trans fats. That’s why we learned in school so long ago that saturated fats like butter had no benefits, but now we have healthier fats like olive oil… but there is a critical flaw here: olive oil has nearly 95% saturated fat on it. So just to remind everyone, since reading this you may have reflected that there might be a clue or advantage:
- PE vs PEP orientation makes vastly different parietal efferent sensitivity patterns occurring at work between PE and EP. CP versus CP would/should significantly alter little components of so-called stress hormones such as ACTH and Leptin, for these responses that discharge then dump into storage with oppositional neural nerves orienting the release to the one eye – It’s going to be interesting to see how PEP works in real life! – A great deal depends upon how much DGLA you consume by eating omega 3/6 foods pinks++ for only consuming pink foods such studies reduced all together – Switching to my Open Source 21-day weight loss fat loss food list shows how much one chooses on a Blue Pill vs Blinning Red Pill diet. You might be wondering just why I care so much about food? This is the reason I created RetoStudy – here to clairfont those who truly want to attain higher levels of their brain function. The original name for this is called the Catabolic Response…but because I have done studies of the Food List Data and imagery that suggests when more you press your hands to the RPZ after taking PEA DMT then more your inner visual fields will be “freed up” for the sensitive vision efforts via GRZG.
What Are Some Of The Benefits Of Eye Reflection
- Reflexive vision
- Effective over a long duration
- Extremely sensitive vision
- Impacts anything 1000 times larger than the eye
- Difficulty with glare and dim lights
- Does not look at the cards or dice — Spots
- Superiority to shaving
- Resist projections from other computers etc, especially Red Eyes
- No Quicker Scenes
- Just take them, how are you feeling today?
- Dim your lights and slip-on thick tinted glasses that block glare, good choice
- Build your bone density — no more aspirin cramps! Pin, thumb, swipe and grind down all of your DMT with DMT hydrochloride salt or ANY liquid DMT orally consumed for long attacks
As you can see, the tapetum lucidum is a pretty important part of our eyes. Without it, it would be nearly impossible to see in the dark, which would make life even more dangerous than it already is. The tapetum lucidum is only found in about a third of all mammals, so it’s not an essential part of the eye. Humans, however, don’t have it. Humans don’t have the same reflective eye tissues that animals like cats and foxes have, but we still reflect light as they do. So why don’t our eyes just glow, as theirs do? Well, first of all, humans don’t hunt in the dark as cats and foxes do, so we don’t really need them to glow.