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The Spell of the Sensuous by David Abram
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Feb 01, 08

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Read in January, 2000

Wow. David Abrams covers enormous ground, delving into philosophy, cultural anthropology, the environment, phenomenology, and spirituality. I read this book in NYC and it helped convince me (as did 9/11) to leave the city for an island off the coast of Maine where I lived for five years reconnecting with the natural world and my place in it. This is an important book for anyone concerned about the contemporary society's disconnect from nature.
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message 1: by Justina (new) - added it

Justina where did u move to?


Janie Justina wrote: "where did u move to?"

Peaks Island, accessible only by ferry. I live now in Bath, Maine. Beautiful area up here.


message 3: by Marlon (new) - added it

Marlon Solano This is weird,
I am just reading this in peaks island...
I am on a similar journey...trying to reconnect, etc.


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