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The sea unlocks our view

The sea unlocks our view The sea unlocks our view
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Biology of Wonder
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The sea unlocks our view. Its colors, its unexpected transparency, opening like a lens to the floor of an otherwise hidden world, is a magical mirror in which we not only admire the versatility of life but — entangled with all their aspects — always also see ourselves. The ocean floor that opens up during low tide is the unconscious dimension of organic being including our own. We walk over it, and we recognize its beauty with bewilderment. The delicate water layer on the immaculate sand reflects the sky and the clouds and the dark rocks in silvery and violet hues. The clouds and the foam crests of the approaching waves blur into a landscape that reveals itself by being nothing but a gesture, wordless, speechless. The world has converted into one’s own soul. Our path follows the shimmering edge where the surf thoughtlessly caresses the earth.

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