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    I had the wonderful opportunity to meet David Abram on a number of occasions while living in Santa Fe My poetry professor was having us read this book partly because David Abram was a personal friend of his and partly because the book

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    In Chinese medicine disease is defined as that which goes against the Breath of Nature Bian Hua變化 This statement begs the uestion If human disease is that which goes against the breath how are we going against the breath? Or specifically how did we get to this point of widespread cancer diabetes heart dise

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    The book has two significant flaws1 Abram is far too uick to succumb to reducing Judeo Christian sensibilities to the villainous role here In doing so he's exacerbating the dialectic gulf he's making otherwise noteworthy leaps towa

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    My reaction to this book—and even so to Abram's later book Becoming Animal An Earthly Cosmology—is akin to the gratitude of a drowning person toward he who tosses her a lifeline To have someone so lyrically articulate the intens

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    Wow David Abrams covers enormous ground delving into philosophy cultural anthropology the environment phenomenology and spirituality I read this book in NYC and it helped convince me as did 911 to leave the city for an island off the coast of Maine where I lived for five years reconnecting with the natural world and my pla

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    Can't say how much I enjoyed reading this This is one of those books where you feel continuously enlightened as you move through it's wondrous realms of experience and ancestral wisdom I highly recommend to anyone interested in moving beyond atheism into a spirituality that makes much sense pun not intended but well apprec

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    Welcome to the 1990's Bill Clinton is president the budget is balanced Dances with Wolves is the #1 movie houses are stucco and turuoise is the new jewelry craze Taking a walkabout through the Spirit of the Sensuous is like taking a walk down the same nature trails of the 90's mind Although it comes upon the reader gradually David

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    This is not an easy book to review Indeed I'm not sure if I've ever read a book that has left me with uite so much to think about That we in the modern technological world have become disconnected from the natural world is really beyond argument Focusing on language Abram offers a radical approach to an understanding of why this happened and also just a hint at how we can begin to reconnect because it is common sense of

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    Abram starts out strong by providing a fresh perspective about the separation of humans from nature Anchoring his work first in Husserl's phe

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    Probably one of my favorite books in the world a brilliant discussion of language and how humans are deeply cognitively emotionally spiritually connected with the landscape the earth

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Active relationships not only with other people with other animals plants and natural objects including mountains rivers winds and weather patters that we have only lately come to think of as inanimate How then did humans come to sever their ancient reciprocity with the natural world What will it take for us to recover a sustaining relation with the breathing earthIn The Spell of the Sensuous David Abram draws on sources as diverse as the philosophy of Merleau Ponty Balinese shamanism Apache storyte. Can t say how much I enjoyed reading this This is one of those books where you feel continuously enlightened as you move through it s wo

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Winner of the International Lannan Literary Award for NonfictionAnimal tracks word magic the speech of stones the power of letters and the taste of the wind all figure prominently in this intellectual tour de force that returns us to our senses and to the sensuous terrain that sustains us This major work of ecological philosophy startles the senses out of habitual ways of perceptionFor a thousand generations human beings viewed themselves as part of the wider community of nature and they carried on. In Chinese medicine disease is defined as that which goes against the Breath of Nature Bian Hua This statement begs the uestion If

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Lling and his own experience as an accomplished sleight of hand of magician to reveal the subtle dependence of human cognition on the natural environment He explores the character of perception and excavates the sensual foundations of language which even at its most abstract echoes the calls and cries of the earth On every page of this lyrical work Abram weaves his arguments with a passion a precision and an intellectual daring that recall such writers as Loren Eisleley Annie Dillard and Barry Lopez. Welcome to the 1990 s Bill Clinton is president the budget is balanced Dances with Wolves is the 1 movie houses are stucco and turuoise