From Peter Brooks (via Scott Brizel ) “It is, sometimes, worth reminding ourselves that the old idea of their being five senses is quite silly. Apart from sight, hearing, taste, touch and smell, there are so many others. Balance, temperature, atmospheric pressure, fun, time (passing, and absolute – many of us can wake at a particular time with no need of an alarm clock), faintness, rhythm, tune, awe, the sacred, tiredness, exhaustion, energy, pressure, itching, boredom, oneness with another, sadness, grief, humour, gratitude, discomfort, déjà vu, jamais vu, rightness, of the iffy (our bullshit detector), shyness, an audience, limerence, being subsumed into the crowd, illumination, of the numinous, intuition, loss, understanding, forgetfulness, despair, pathos, wrongness (in a situation), proprioception, discontent, agitation, pain (acute, chronic, minor, overwhelming), drama, unity with humanity, disgust, thirst, vastness, emptiness, hunger, suspense, embarrassment, failure, satiety, success, triumph, poison (nausia, clammy skin), synæsthesia, tachycardia (with, or without, accompanying anxiety), shame, being looked at, falling, unusual motion (seasickness can result), delight, doom, mastery, humiliation, curiosity, ennui, clumsiness, danger, the magical, being claustrophobic, excitement, madness, joy, unfairness, occasion, fear, superiority, desire, being loved, wonder, dissociation, friendship, storge, agape, philia, eros, inferiority, our skin crawling … many more, and, composed from all of these, and more, self.”

From Peter Brooks (via Scott Brizel )

“It is, sometimes, worth reminding ourselves that the old idea of their being five senses is quite silly.

Apart from sight, hearing, taste, touch and smell, there are so many others. Balance, temperature, atmospheric pressure, fun, time (passing, and absolute – many of us can wake at a particular time with no need of an alarm clock), faintness, rhythm, tune, awe, the sacred, tiredness, exhaustion, energy, pressure, itching, boredom, oneness with another, sadness, grief, humour, gratitude, discomfort, déjà vu, jamais vu, rightness, of the iffy (our bullshit detector), shyness, an audience, limerence, being subsumed into the crowd, illumination, of the numinous, intuition, loss, understanding, forgetfulness, despair, pathos, wrongness (in a situation), proprioception, discontent, agitation, pain (acute, chronic, minor, overwhelming), drama, unity with humanity, disgust, thirst, vastness, emptiness, hunger, suspense, embarrassment, failure, satiety, success, triumph, poison (nausia, clammy skin), synæsthesia, tachycardia (with, or without, accompanying anxiety), shame, being looked at, falling, unusual motion (seasickness can result), delight, doom, mastery, humiliation, curiosity, ennui, clumsiness, danger, the magical, being claustrophobic, excitement, madness, joy, unfairness, occasion, fear, superiority, desire, being loved, wonder, dissociation, friendship, storge, agape, philia, eros, inferiority, our skin crawling … many more, and, composed from all of these, and more, self.”

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