Category Archives: Spell of the Sensuous

Its “all about looking” and “ways of seeing” as John Berger might say

Jim Robbins sent this to me via email. Seemed like a good talisman for our group, so I am posting it here. Ron

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The Shaman’s Charm: from ABram to CDrom

Commentary and review of The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World by David Abram (New York: Pantheon Books, 1996) PART I. “Pluck the Magic: It’s all around you.  This is Air!” The state of my … Continue reading

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Haikus and images inspired by Spell of the Sensuous

As part of our discussion of David Abram’s Spell of the Sensuous, Jim Robbins asked each of us to: “Please compose a haiku that reveals some aspect of David Abram’s book that you found of particular interest. Match these words … Continue reading

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September Selection: Spell of the Sensuous

Following a summer break, our group will pick back up on September 1 to discuss the selection from Jim Robbins: David Abram, The Spell of the Sensuous, Vintage Books, 1997.

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