subdued images of vitality
- When we live concepts and images that are not grounded in our body, we do not believe in who we are. unformed adult zelig
- two terms: image and experience, operative mythological image. Most of us lost contact with our own interior somatic image, and with the process of organizing an image into an act, operating by imitating external images.
- in contemporary society, information and facts and brain images of how to be are taken as real, the senses of sight and sound impose images that suppress or dominate the subcortical self, and myth and somatic response are treated as make-believe. If you ask how a person should be, you get a scientific study or a statistical survey. In the formative concept, the subcortical brain and the cortical centers co-operate to organize body behavior.
- The human brain and the viscera have the ability to generate image. The image our body makes of itself in its brain and how our body’s emotional expression appears to others is called body Image or somatic image. The brain learns to use this image to influence its behavior.
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unformed adult zelig
The hero of Woody Allen's mockumentary film, Zelig (1983), is an unformed adult who has no sense of himself. He borrows other people's identity, thinking he can be anybody. Actually, he is without a body.