Behold! All kinds of lenses!
A pair of binoculars: to bring far-away objects [like birds] closer to the viewer.
A magnifying glass: to make fine print appear larger to the reader.
A photographer’s loupe: to magnify and examine film negatives.
A prism: to separate light into a spectrum of color.
A domed glass lens: to magnify and display the details of a rare stamp or coin.
A pair of prescription spectacles: to correct the sight of the wearer.
Each of us has her/his own preferred lens, through which we view the world: A “worldview.”
In the near future, I will expand this topic. In the meantime, here is a quote to think upon:
“I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.”
~~~C. S. Lewis, from The Weight of Glory