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No One Can Tell What Color These Flip-Flops Are

I'm still not over the great debate that became known as The Dress.

It swept the internet in such a way that there was simply no of avoiding it -- and you had to pick sides: white and gold or blue and black.

Even my own mother, who usually minds her own business on her Kindle and avoids all social media, texted me urgently,

Hopey, what color is that damn dress?

And now, after our world has healed from this split, we are faced with a new dilemma...

WHAT FUCKING COLORS ARE THESE FLIP-FLOPS?

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Are they white and gold? Black and blue?

I SEE BOTH. I AM ALL KNOWING.

It is tearing us apart once again...

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...Right when we were almost healed.

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Some are willing to put their neck on the line to defend their stance.

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I am afraid of this girl and her convictions.

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It isn't worth the heartbreak again, is it? We've already been through so much.

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However, this girl is on to something...

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The answer to what color these flip-flops are (either black and blue or white and gold) is...

EVERYONE IS RIGHT!

It really just depends on how your eyes process green, red and blue wavelengths of light.

When our photoreceptors (a fancy word that you can use too, so your friends think you're very intelligent while debating these shoes) convert light into nerve signals, they're processed in our inner retina and sent to the brain.

Then your brain tells you what you see.

It is just how your little creepy peepers and brain work together to analyze the light in this picture of flippy floppies.

 

Ugh, man, that was way too much science talk for me. Honestly, how did I become so wise?

So, which color pair is your brain trying to convince you is the truth: white and gold or black and blue?

Citations: No One Can Decide What Colour These Flip Flops Are (The Lad Bible)