Multitudinous are the domains of the biologists.
The closest to us are most likely the biomedical scientists.
They seek out the ways our bodies work and their natural interrelatedness, not always known to us.
Wonderful then, when by scientific means they prove that truth of common knowledge and sayings like „That went straight to my stomach“ or „Trust your gut.” With the biomedical scientists we honor all those who work interdisciplinarily.
For to all those who do, belongs the future
On the discovery of the brain in the belly
Creeping out of her cave in the early morning hours
the gatherer seeks the edible in wood and meadow and earth
the hunter readies his weapons and sets off for the hunt
It’s a good peaceful evening and the cave fire warms
their minds are soothed because their bellies
are filled with food and room in their heads is freed up to think
The belly-brain in the eldest gut remembers the days of mothers milk
Body stands up
is human and abandons its cave to build a hut
body is brain-built and studies itself
and what it is to be a living body
A small part of the body can, after a human existence
go it alone
this part can still fulfill its function
it drops out
and eventually thinks in its selfcenter
it’s doing its duty
Dream mixed with sweet spittle
of one’s own four walls in the room of the mouth
A cave child has used the blood of his finger
to paint something like a hole
the hole of his hunger is his mouth
and the hole of his survival is the other
that is greater than he can imagine
In the laboratory a human sits and thinks he is a palace
In the smallest hut is breathing space