In the early 17th century Galileo carried out a piece of groundbreaking scientific research which seemed to show that for years the authorities had been talking gibberish.
The establishment tried to quickly replicate Galileos results but despite
their very best efforts were mysteriously unable to do so.
How do you explain the discrepancy between our results and yours? they asked
"That's easy" replied Galileo "When I look through the telescope I always
try to ensure one eye remains open."
See also: Einstein and CBT for ME/CFS