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As someone who used to pick grocery sacks full of psilocybin and indulge in their experience back in the 1970's, I find it very curious that the Sumerian symbol for "see" and "eye" is a mushroom (or umbrella) if that is your thing. I also find it compelling in that I teach an art student named Ayla (notice the eye) who used to use mushroom and eyes on everything she made. She's dropped the mushroom now, but lots of eyes on her surreal figures.

Personally, I believe it must me a mushroom, but I'm wondering if any of you have thoughts as to why this particular symbol is used for eye and see.

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symbol for "see" and "eye" 1128 thirdpal 19-Feb-20 18:11
Re: symbol for "see" and "eye" 299 MDaines 19-Feb-20 19:12
Re: symbol for "see" and "eye" 292 thirdpal 19-Feb-20 20:40
Re: symbol for "see" and "eye" 297 MDaines 20-Feb-20 07:27
Re: symbol for "see" and "eye" 303 thirdpal 19-Feb-20 20:51
Re: symbol for "see" and "eye" 288 MDaines 20-Feb-20 07:14
Re: symbol for "see" and "eye" 266 thirdpal 26-Feb-20 16:46
Re: symbol for "see" and "eye" 263 thirdpal 26-Feb-20 19:19
Re: symbol for "see" and "eye" 272 seasmith 26-Feb-20 19:22
Re: symbol for "see" and "eye" 401 thirdpal 04-Mar-20 15:59
Re: symbol for "see" and "eye" 297 MDaines 26-Feb-20 19:35
Re: symbol for "see" and "eye" 264 thirdpal 28-Feb-20 16:44
Re: symbol for "see" and "eye" 289 drew 28-Feb-20 00:21
Snakes and Pineal Glands 269 MDaines 28-Feb-20 08:52
Re: Snakes and Pineal Glands 270 drew 28-Feb-20 09:12
Re: Snakes and Pineal Glands 275 thirdpal 28-Feb-20 16:51

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