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Photoshopped Illusions

By: Cowbag - Published: Nov 26, 2008 • References: thefolklorist & worth1000
Pareidolia is the term for the human tendency to identify shapes and images in things, such as in cloud formations. A great example of pareidolia is seeing the face of Jesus or Mary in random images. Some are natural, some are PR stunts (Cow made Wayne Rooney’s face appear on a map out of sesame seeds) and some are done with image manipulation programs.

Personally I find the subtle ones the most powerful. See if you can find Jesus in the hash brown or the tree (sigh - oh for God’s sake). Stats for Intentional Pareidolia Trending: Older & Mild
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