TH11. Chiropraxis, Tarzan Philosophers & Penis Poeticisms


[…] Nearly a decade before Velikovsky propounded that the peripheral nerves are telepathic conductors, and that the lower region of the nervous system maintains a herd-like form of life more communitarian and less individualized, D.H. Lawrence (1885–1930), himself a dabbler in psychoanalysis, formulated a theory of ‘vertebral telepathy’. Proposing the existence of ‘two forms of consciousness’—‘mental and vertebral’—that are ‘mutually exclusive’, he asserted that the latter is ‘the true means of communication between the animals’ and, being strongest where the brain is less developed, it is naturally ‘most absolute in the cold fishes and serpents, reptiles’…