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Posts by Ged Sumner

A stillpoint says yes, a shutdown says no

\n \nStudents are frequently far more creative than the tutors. The above was part of a great presentation by current CTET students Rana Ward, Claire-Cecile Desroche, Daniel Kingsley, Hilary Tulloch and Lucy Wrinn. The question was about the differences between a stillpoint and a shutdown.\nHere is...

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'Flight From Embodiment' by David Abram

\n\n\n\n\nDavid Abram's writing is amazing. His talks are up there as well by the looks of it, the short video above is wonderful on the struggle to be in a body.\nHe has a new book out - 'Becoming Animal'. His first, 'The...

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'That which does not kill us makes us stronger'

\n 'Ginsberg (1974) immobilized chicks, and then allowed one group to recover spontaneously, and one to recover, but with prodding and stimuli to terminate the freeze. These groups, along with a third group of chicks that had not been immobilized, were then...

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Domes

The other day i was in an art gallery and there was a main atrium area with a domed glass roof. For quite a long time i felt myself just stand there and stare motionless.  It felt like i’d gone into a stillpoint...

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