Why Ancient People Didn’t See the Color Blue

Here’s a philosophical question for you. If a color doesn’t have a name, can we still see it?

Many years ago, the human eye evolved to give us the ability to see about a million colors.

That’s a lot.

Then how come, until very recently, nobody saw or even heard of the color blue?

Well, it’s because blue just — didn’t exist yet.

Let’s find out why.


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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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