“Things have their ways. They speak to us. They nudge us. Things live amongst us. Or, more properly put, we live amongst them. When I look at something, at anything, that thing quite literally fills my body. To perceive is to be affected. It is silly to think that we have some soul, some being, that is free from the life of things, that is somehow better than, or disengaged with, the materiality of things.”

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