The Trump-Goldfinger Illusion

Remember the duck-rabbit illusion? It can be seen both as a duck and as a rabbit. If you first see it as a duck and later notice that it can also be seen as a rabbit, your experience changes significantly. And it is impossible to go back to your naïve pre-rabbit experience. The rabbit aspect will always color your experience of the figure. Here is a similar illusion, which is much more timely. Goldfinger, as you may recall, was one of the early James Bond films. This is the one where the gold-obsessed villain, Auric Goldfinger, schemes to blow up the entire federal gold reserve in Fort Knox. Here he is, just to refresh your memory. ….[READ]