If you want to know if someone is "real" tell them an obvious lie. A human will recognize it for what it is immediately, a cursed will not. They may look real, but they are not. Only real eyes realize real lies.
Meditating today on Hope. I think it is a wonderful thing to have hope, but an even better thing to have action. Hope will let you wait and wait and wait for something to happen, while action might get you forward, might not. I'm for action.