Data sets are usually quite messy. How can you write one thesis that represents voices, stakeholders, landscapes, traditions or themes/variables that potentially contradict each other? This Exploration helps you to move with such contrasts and find your own equilibrium within (potential) tensions. Although different groups or themes might not ‘agree’ with each other, we see polarities not necessarily as confrontational, but as part of a network construction. Just like day and night form two aspects of the cycle of the sun, polarities can simply display different qualities and intensities. If this sounds too abstract for you at this point, you could first learn about moving with two specific contrasts and discovering your body’s responses to them in Extended Practice: Body Data 1 Exploring your physical intelligence, before returning to this exploration.
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