Interfaces and Transition Zones––Where Stories Collide
"The soul of man with all the streams of pure living water
seems to dwell in the fascia of his body."
[One way to translate from sexism to inclusion:
My soul, with all the streams of pure living wate, seems to dwell in my fascia.]
Édourard Glissant proposes that rhizome is better metaphor than root. It is curious how the connective tissue of our flesh has so similar appearance. It als resembles astronomers' pictures of the early universe.
What is connective tissue? A meeting point of realms, a junction, a transition zone.
It always involves a gap. This is what the (-) of Ortho-Bionomy is what Pauls intended it to represent. It is the (-) that says "poetics."
The purpose of connective tissue is to connect.
It is fractal, has symmmetry of scale.
Of same nature as what is usually called connective tissue: body schema, mucus, blood, nerves, micorhiza, mycelia
The vision is for Ongoingness; Life continuing on . . . .
I am I and my circumstance; and, if I do not save it, I do not save myself.
—JOSÉ ORTEGA Y GASSET
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.
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