Adam Blatner

Words and Images from the Mind of Adam Blatner


Originally posted on March 30, 2011

Of late I’ve noticed: muscles are contracting; the earth is rotating (duck!) ; neurons are depolarizing (firing) : stomach and intestinal contents gurgle (in medical terms,t that’s called “borborygmi”) ; air is circulating ; fluids are flowing ; there is beauty being experienced ; …and pain ; chemicals are reacting ; hearts are beating ; chemicals are reacting ; mites are eating… and defecating ; molecular shapes are being altered ; there are possibilities… roads not taken ; crystals are forming ; ugliness is being experienced as if were a quality of the objective world ; molecules of air are colliding—and water, too! fluids are flowing… ions are exchanging …

Uh-oh: . . . here comes another moment!  light and sound waves are vibrating… crickets are chirping and birds are singing…  cells are reproducing and dying … the complexity is mind-boggling… mistakes are being made… no one is noticing most of these events.

My being-ness unfolds amidst matrices of relationships in many dimensions…
— ions and molecules, cells and tissues, body-mind complexities and mysteries
intra-psychic and archetypal dynamics, interpersonal relationships
family networks, influence over distances via media a sense of participation in many networks and with friends and acquaintances; participation also among miscellaneous causes, enterprises, associations, cultural trends; the greater evolution of consciousness: but, somewhere, creating within this matrix, but fusing also with all the other stuff, is the illusion of a self, as if there were boundaries with all the rest…

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