"...And after some work with a colored pencil I succeeded in making my first drawing. My Drawing Number One. It looked something like this:
I showed my masterpiece to the grown-ups, and asked them whether the drawing frightened them.
But they answered: 'Frighten? Why should any one be frightened by a hat?'
My drawing was not a picture of a hat. It was a picture of a boa constrictor digesting an elephant..."
-The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Perhaps all we need sometimes is to rub our eyes, dust off our glasses, and reconsider.