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Grist for the mill. More here.

“Humans are tuned for relationship...The eyes, the skin, the tongue, ears, and nostrils—all are gates where our body receives the nourishment of otherness…Today we participate almost exclusively with other humans and with our human-made technologies. It is a precarious situation, given our age-old reciprocity with the many-voiced landscape. We still need that which is other than ourselves and our own creations. The simple premise of this book is that we are human only in contact, and conviviality, with what is not human.” 

- David Abram, The Spell of the Sensuous