For concentrated complexities, no other organ in your body can equal me. No larger than a Table-Tennis ball,I have tens of millions of electrical connections and can handle 1.5 million simultaneous messages.I am your Eye I gather 80 percent of all the knowledge you absorb. You may think of me as a miniature television camera.
I consider the comparison insulting. I am much more sensitive than the biggest, costliest TV camera ever made. I am responsible for one of the greatest of all miracles – sight. Today’s world is giving me a hard ti me.
I was not built for it. For your prehistoric ancestors, my main job was to see things at a distance – danger to be avoided, game to
be killed. Only lately have I been called on for continuous close-up work.