EMPATHY WITH ANIMALS
THE NAVIGATOR'S TRIANGULATION POINTS
With our early education in focussed thought, we have neglected some of our basic animal abilities. Abilities which all other animals need to survive.
There are two areas which humans have neglected. An awareness of how their body smells, tastes and feels from the inside. And broadband sensing.
Broadband sensing and our internal body sense reduce the need for social confirmation of our self-image, because they are other ways of knowing ourselves, feeling real and feeling 'I exist' and 'I am'.
They add reality, balance, and depth to our sense of self-identity. And, like a navigator's triangulation points, together with focussing, they establish a realistic working relationship between the world inside and the world outside. They are both part of our animal heritage and the basis of being human.
Our sub-cultures are already rich in body awareness exercises, i only need to emphasise its importance. But there is hardly any trace of awareness of broadband sensing.
From my perspective, as individuals we can't expect to develop any realistic and reliable relationship with life, without going broadband for a minute or so every few hours. ... And any modern culture can't expect to survive without it.
LONG TERM SOLUTIONS
Questions and Games for Children
My priority is to encourage childrens natural broadband abiltities, before they get blocked out and overpowered, by all the focussed learning.
Children need to keep in touch with their broadband sensory abilities and their innate body sense – AS A BALANCE for the modern emphasis on focussed learning, developing our free individual creativity, ideas, beliefs and opinions, - and the consequent insecurity in such a diverse modern culture.
First you will need to try and test it yourself, watch how animals use it, think about it with common sense.
Then and in practice, i'm suggesting talking about it with children, taking an interest and asking questions. To start with, it's realistic to ask questions, because small children can help us remember: And if they ask us for the answers, we can honestly tell them, we've forgotten how it really feels.
Any individual adult or group of adults could easily start kidding themselves about how the body feels from the inside or the effects of broadband sensing, and i don't want to get involved in theories or anything unnatural, anything an innocent animal wouldn't feel ...
So, i really would like a group of parents who will question their children. We need a consensus of opinion from small children : where does the breath go in your body? Where do smells go in your body? What can you taste in your body?
Contact is welcome with anyone, but particularly anyone who can help develop the Questions and Games for Children.