Saturday, May 05, 2007

"We See into the Life of Things"

Studying anatomy has led me to believe more and more that the human body is a reflection of the earth. The three comparisons shown here demonstrate a sample from neuroanatomy and how it reminds me of an equivalent in nature.
Shown above: cross-section of the human spinal cord.
Shown below: black and white image of a sand dollar seashell.

Shown above: cross-section of the brainstem (midbrain).
Shown below: photo of a moth (notice the two spots on both photos).

Shown above: drawing of a neuron with many dendrites.
Shown below: Painting, "The Red Tree," by Piet Mondrian.

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