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David Abram Quotes

Quotes by David Abram - (5 quotes)

David Abram - From the Language category:

We like to assume that language is a purely human property, our exclusive possession, and that everything else is basically mute. (David Abram)

David Abram - From the Magic category:

What is magic? In the deepest sense, magic is an experience. It's the experience of finding oneself alive within a world that is itself alive. It is the experience of contact and communication between oneself and something that is profoundly different from oneself: a swallow, a frog, a spider weaving its web... (David Abram)

David Abram - From the Opposites category:

Breathing involves a continual oscillation between exhaling and inhaling, offering ourselves to the world at one moment and drawing the world into ourselves at the next... (David Abram)

David Abram - From the Senses category:

Sensory perception is the silken web that binds our separate nervous systems into the encompassing ecosystem. (David Abram)

David Abram - From the Sleep category:

We sleep, allowing gravity to hold us, allowing Earth - our larger body - to recalibrate our neurons, composting the keen encounters of our waking hours (the tensions and terrors of our individual days), stirring them back, as dreams, into the sleeping substance of our muscles. (David Abram)