FIGURE 11.1 Untitled. © Adriana Reyes-Newell

CHAPTER 11 The Other Half

Water and Air

Featuring work by Adriana Reyes-Newell

WHEREAS IN THE PREVIOUS CHAPTER we referred to the womb as the place where intangible bonds start to appear among siblings, in this chapter we will make reference to the essentially gravity-free “amniotic fluid” that we are all suspended in before we are born. “Three-dimensional” suspension may be one of the reasons why people feel so euphoric while SCUBA diving. They are again suspended in a gravity-free, equal-pressure environment across the entire body. It stands to reason that while we may not have any conscious ...

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