More like a particle or more like a wave

The French anthropologist Nastassja Martin described her encounter with a camchatma brown bear in the Siberian wilderness as: “A meeting, an implosion of boundaries, a melding of forms.” The moments she spent within the bear’s jaws, she writes, were “intimate beyond anything I could have imagined.”  The experience cost Martin much of her face.  A face in exchange for unimaginable intimacy.  I would not give up my face (yet) but – what a click!

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