Common to all living beings, including the human being, is the
tacit organismic knowing how to be—to sustain life—and
how to become––to produce and to actualize life. I am referring
speciically to the biologic processes of autopoeisis and morphogenesis
deined by Humberto Maturana, Francisco Varela, and Rupert
Sheldrake, respectively.1 If we follow this thread even briely, we soon
come to the realization that every living being is enminded with an
innateness toward lourishing.2 In this essay, I suggest homas Berry
was referring to this enminded nature of being and becoming when
he referred to all living systems, the biosphere, and the whole of the
cosmos as “ensouled,”3 though he enleshed the mere biological with . . .

(To read more, click on the blue button above and scroll to page 171.  This essay appears in a journal published by the Center for Ecozoic Studies.)