taking the theatre metaphor a bit further
This is a follow up to the recent post on preverbal data collection. Going forward my writing is going to focus more on the implications of fully accepting that all of the worlds a stage. This was begun in yesterdays post. If I become a bit much with the metaphor, let me know.
This next bit of writing I’m going to build upon some of the ideas from preverbal data collection and bring them under / into the theatre metaphor.
Before we get going too far with ideas of masks, roles, performance and anxiety, let’s get a room for this to take place. Let’s start with the theatre. The preverbal stuff that we spoke about - our sense of balance etc - that’s the stuff that’s going on backstage.
The audience / the others don’t see your brain making your diaphragm move for your lungs. We don’t consciously tell our intestines to digest that burrito and extract the goodness therein. And our heart? If we had to pay attention to each beat, we likely would never have evolved from the ocean.
Should any of th…
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