Preverbal data collection
a nervous system WITH STORIES!
Hello there good reader
First of all?
I’m not quite sure where this piece goes in terms of the book.
I need to flush out ideas of ‘given circumstances’, ‘character’, ‘mask’, ‘role’, and ‘game’ first.
I also need to use less punctuation.
You are a preverbal visceral system of arousal!
You are currently experiencing a constant bombardment of sensory data. This data is reaching you through your senses, your viscera.
When I use the term ‘senses’ I’m talking about much more than you sight, smell, taste, hearing and touch. You exist with a sense of balance, a sense of depth, a sense of motion and a sense of stillness. Wikipedia has a huge list of your senses including:
Balance and acceleration
Proprioception - aka the space around you
Next we have other internal senses including:
Pulmonary stretch which controls your respiration rate
Peripheral chemoreceptors that monitor carbon dioxide levels
Stimulation receptors in the esophagus control vo…