Explorers of humankind by Thomas (editor) Hanna

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Whereas they are part of nature and fully subject to her laws, man can use his knowledge of those laws to act upon and control nature for his benefit. Homo sapiens is 42 Alexander Lowen not only a creature, he is also a creator. On four legs one is oriented downward toward the earth. In the erect posture one's gaze is directed forward to the horizon and upward to the sky. The beginning of civilization and culture is marked everywhere by the study of the heavens. Astronomy was and is man's primary interest.

The head movements need the adjustment of the eyes, and three-dimensional pictures would not be perceived with eyes that were merely stationary in space. Von Foerster has also told of a Swiss ski instructor, a man named Kohler, who persuaded some of his pupils to participate in a fascinating experiment. He wanted to find out what would happen if our brain saw the outside world as it is on the retina, and not as it actually is. As everyone knows, the eye lens, like any other lens, inverts the image on the retina.

Worldwide, there are now over 160 Rolfers, namely, those certified to do Structural Integration, a process of deep muscular massage which, over the course of ten hourly sessions, is designed to render the human body in greater balance within itself and with the field of gravity. But although Rolfing was specifically conceived of as a way of changing physical structure, Dr. Rolf came to see that these structural changes seemed always to make changes in the way the human functioned. Specifically, Rolfing provoked behavioral changes.

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