Smell and the scents that adorn one’s environment and the world are obvious and less so. How one experiences scent is arbitrary, determined by one’s habits of consciousness. These then combine with the relationships of the senses and one’s personness. The evidence of this is your personal choice of shampoo, foods that you like, or how a scent that you like -for instance coffee brewing- is a scent that is unpleasant to another person, and visa versa. Arbitrary.
We begin our exploration of the sense of smell and scents with today’s session.