How you percieve

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    If you take a green shirt into a inffered room or a picture room...is it still a green shirt?
     
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    Yes.

    Color reflected is the label we give that color, thus even when it's not reflecting any (thus looks black) it would still be green.
     
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    Haha. But are you missing the point? The chemical make up the shirt is actually white. The shirt is coated with a "green" dye. But if we were able to live on a planet with inffered light would we even know what colors are. The human eye only reacts to the color green because of the white light portrayed on Earth. So is the color of every shirt white? Or do colors even exist?
     
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    If we took you into an infrared room would you still be you?
     
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    Depending on what your definition of "me" is. Am i a human body? Am i a white person? Am i consider "me" because of my personality?

    Now I may be a different color...but Im still a human and i still have to same traits. The difference between me and the shirt is it is an inanimate object. What im trying to say is, would you call the shirt a green shirt in an infrared room?
     

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