Philosophy plays an interesting little game of deception with us when it comes to The Gingerbread Man. I bet you’ve all gone into a purchase of that little guy and thought how delightfully spicy, warm, and cookie-like he’d smell. Admit, you have!
You get him home and you realize there’s a conspiracy going on here and something is not quite right. Wait, what? You mean he doesn’t smell like Gingerbread cookies?! How, why?! What happened?!