Body Studies

A New Anatomy and Physiology for Living in the Anthropocene

 

How we think about, study, and perceive the body is largely base on Enlightenment thinking. That may have been a good story then, a good fit for those times. It no longer serves us well, straining at the seams.

 

Here we spend only 32 hours to start to shift from reductionism and individualism

 

Some Topics:

Ubiety, the extended organism, the role of the body schema

History of the Body

 

 

 

The vision is for Ongoingness; Life continuing on . . . .

 

Flaneur -- Out for a Stroll

 

I am I and my circumstance; and, if I do not save it, I do not save myself.                       —JOSÉ ORTEGA Y GASSET

Changing the Conversation

Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. For some strange reason I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. And you can never be what you ought to be until I am what I ought to be––this is the interrelated structure of reality.

        —MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Now, more than ever . . . our place in the universe and the place of the universe in us, is proving to be one of active relationship. That is more than a scientist’s credo. The separateness of our lives is a sham. Physics, mathematics, music, painting, my politics, my love for you, my work, the star-dust of my body, the spirit that impels it, clocks diurnal, time perpetual, the roll, rough, tender, swamping, liberating, breathing, moving, thinking nature, human nature and the cosmos are patterned together.                JEANETTE WINTERSON,                     Gut Symmetries

The Story Teller

What you do, what you become, is not my concern.                                          ROBERT MCCALL

Contact Richard

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Richard Valasek                      1501 Kuloko St                      Pearl City HI 96782

+1 (808) 256-1646

 

Richard Valasek BA BS RN OP
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