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Archegestic Resonance, Rites of Passage, and the Dancing Ground of Radical Uncertainty

The biologist Nikolaas Tinbergen investigated instinctual responses to particular “stimuli”; response behaviors arising neurologically from, what he termed “innate releasing mechanisms.” As a simple example, we know that human infants are biologically prepared to learn language. The stimuli provided in … Continue reading

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