“We live our lives based on the assumption that we directly perceive, and are accurately interpreting, objects with a fair amount of accuracy. Since we naturally assume that we are apprehending objects of cognition as best as possible, it does not occur to us that we are purposely twisting the object before our eyes to fit our own convenience.”
― Tagawa Shun'ei
… you mean we can trust the moment but not the mind/perception/projection?
So what I wonder is this moment of attention/awareness/still?
Well maybe I could discuss my distortion (me again) or recommend tactics: