Moments of synchronicity, moments of
nonetheless apparent coincidence draw attention to processual relationships between things by establishing a perceptible (although illusory) logic in the
arbitrary nature of
These moments, whilst in themselves not revealing any great insights into the workings of
snap one into a state of active receptivity.
By being party to a coincidence; a seemingly anomalous occurrence, a superficial glimpses of patterning on the world’s veneer of (what would otherwise appear) chaos one becomes subject to the suggestion
the implication that
there is something more (behind, above or otherwise outside of (a bigger picture, a higher power) )
This is the coercel of the one into attending to all the workings of the world as an event seemingly out of the ordinary has implied that there is a reason to attend.
Two Lycra clad joggers run on treadmills side by side
motoric foot falls correspond in time before
rhythm slips to phase flutter
an electric patter
stretching elastic as it pulls apart in to
in on beat and
you become aware of every strained breath interlocking between the feet
falling syncopation with the pull down
squeaks an accent on your beating heart
landing on the off of the treadmill’s four to floor (or just about
just the sound of two men running on treadmills
side by side
and you look around as self-consciousness sets in.
Moments of synchronicity – coincidences – can induce a state where one becomes actively receptive to all; the meaningless along with the meaningful, the noise along with the music, and for that time one’s perceptual world is a (busier but also) much richer place.
It is a state in which one becomes aware of how inspiring the state of simply being is.