A&O QUOTE – Henry James’ web of consciousness

 

Experience is never limited, and it is never complete; it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider‑web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness, and catching every air‑borne particle in its tissue.

 

Henry  James (1888) Partial Portraits, “The Art of Fiction”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 The spider web has occasionally been thought of as a metaphor for extended cognition: read what people are thinking HERE