Agamben, Giorgio. The Open: Man and Animal. Stanford: Stanford UP, 2012, Chapters “Umwelt” and “Tick” (pp.39 – 47)
Von Uexkull, Jakob. excerpts from A Foray into the Worlds of Animals and Humans: with A Theory of Meaning. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota, 2010. Read the introduction and pages 79 – 91
Kafka, Franz. A Report for an Academy
Try to locate your mind in the body and existence of another creature, like a butterfly. Feel the presence of appendages you do not have; feel the transformation of those that you do. Reflect upon any prominent barriers you encounter in trying to experience another existence.