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Section 1 : Background
  1. Introduction.
  2. Beginnings of Life.
  3. Biological resilience.
  4. Wellness and gesture.
    1. Boundaries and proxemic space.
    2. Nuntaq the runner.
  5. Journey through the senses.
  6. Meaning.
  7. Philosophical interlude.
    1. Partial transcript of a talk by David Bohm.
    2. The blind men and the elephant.
Section 2 : Dissociation and Embodiment
  1. PolyVagal Theory and the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
    1. A selective overview of the ANS.
    2. PolyVagal Theory and the ANS.
    3. Thermoregulation [removed : needs major revision]
    4. Hibernation [removed : needs major revision]
  2. Chapter front page.
    1. Consciousness : Solitons.
    2. Consciousness : Physical Models of multiplicity.
    3. Consciousness : Models of organisation.
    4. Consciousness : Spiritual Models of multiplicity.
    5. Consciousness : a summary.
  3. Trauma, Dis-association and Fragmentation.
    1. Resilience.
    2. ... writing in progress...
  4. Relevant videos and other links
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