7 Breaking the Constraint Barrier

We spend a great percentage of our lives talking to people who are either in a standing pose or in a sitting position. The predominance of these poses is very apt to become burned into a sort of permanent image on our retinas and in our brains. The more active gestures such as sports and other activities are so fleeting that unless we pay special attention they flit by without making a good impression. A sketcher can spot these fleeting moves having trained himself in looking for and getting them down in graphic form.

Some of us though, when faced with a gesture that doesn’t fit our familiar impression of how a human looks and acts (while in that conversational pose), straighten the pose up to conform. We being ...

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