The spell of the sensuous, David Abram. ‘The act of perception, in other words, I enter a synthetic relationship with the perceived, which is possible only because neither my body nor the sensible exists outside the flux of time, and so each has it’s own dynamism, it’s own pulsation and style. Perception in this sense, is an attunement or synchronization between my own rhythms and the rhythms of the things themselves, their own tone and textures