Beyond Objectification

Holding Openness’ (Oil painting on canvas by Alan Rayner, 2005) Light as a dynamic natural inclusion of darkness brings an endless diversity of flow-forms to life.

We will get nowhere fast in our efforts to develop a more loving and sustainable way of life until and unless we STOP objectifying one another and Nature.

As Michael Polyani (1958) put it: “For once men have been made to realize the crippling mutilations imposed by an objectivist framework — once the veil of ambiguities covering up these mutilations has been definitely dissolved — many fresh minds will turn to the task of reinterpreting the world as it is, and as it then once more will be seen to be.”

The way out of this self-crippling is clear. See for example:-

https://medium.com/@admrayner/cold-warm-geometry-how-rigid-fluid-structures-affect-our-human-relationships-and-sense-of-4557d6a5cf84

and

https://medium.com/@admrayner/from-abstract-freeze-frame-to-natural-kinship-how-awareness-of-our-dynamic-inclusion-in-6ddd1d835295

DON’T JUST SPECTATE, FOR GOODNESS SAKE PARTICIPATE!!

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Alan Rayner is an evolutionary ecologist, writer and artist, who is pioneering the philosophy of natural inclusion

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Alan Rayner

Alan Rayner

Alan Rayner is an evolutionary ecologist, writer and artist, who is pioneering the philosophy of natural inclusion

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