TSM100 : The Illusion of a Singular Physical Self & the Microbiomes Within

As someone who has always been obsessed with microbial life, I have been fascinated with how microbes play a role in every single ecosystem – including within our bodies. A recent discussion with Dude about the human need for Round Worms and Thread Worms (yes you read correctly), led us to an interesting exploration of Microbiomes and how modern humans have disturbed their natural bodily systems.

In today’s monologue I explore what it means to have a singular physical self, in view of the fact that we contain countless biomes – made up of organisms from the 5 kingdoms (Monera, Fungi, Protista, Plantae, Animalia) and the potential implications that these microbiomes have for our mental/emotional and physical health and ability to communicate with the other parts of us.

Enjoy ! B. 😉

http://thesomethingmonologues.podbean.com/e/tsm100-the-illusion-of-a-singular-physical-self-the-microbiomes-within/

https://app.box.com/s/wlnscvi613b3e6oug6si

Those who want to really understand this idea in depth, should read the works of Lynn Margulis :  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynn_Margulis.

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Here are some cool videos related to this monologue.

 

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