Mary's body was often held up for scrutiny and analysis in the visual mediums of painting, sculpture, and stained glass, and as Gail McMurry Gibson points out, it was the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries which "first produced images of the Annunciation with the conceived Lord already visibly present to the human worshipper on fecundating
beams of light sent from God's hands, or, less problematic theologically, images of the homunculus Christ visible within the windowed reliquary of Mary's womb." (10) Mary's body is often depicted as "open," then, to reveal the Christ child within; she literalizes antinomianism in her embodiment of his body, a body that can be observed and verified.
And a lot of the Daoist alchemical literature talks about the world-destroying, corruptive characteristics of unrefined, unsublimated desire, which they termed minor yin and yang, in opposition to the world-creating, nurturing, fecundating
power of refined, sublimated desire, which they termed major yin and yang.
Paradoxically, however, when enunciated as MOTHER-FUCKER outside the cultural origins of its social negotiation, the word is suddenly embedded in Oedipal nuances of unmitigated subconscious maternal sexual desire that is not only profane, but a cosmic violation, given that MUTHAFUKA mostly signifies the fecundating
power of matriarchs.
Vietnamese women fecundating
the fields, women who abort behind
Neumann calls this self-isolation of the ego with a certain pride of exclusivity as egoistic" and egocentric (160)." This misguided conviction is shown in the Rime through the shooting of the Albatross: an act of assertiveness of the individual will which results in a long drawn psychic isolation accompanied by the drying up of fecundating
They are often chromophoric anthocyanins structures aimed at attracting somehow "fecundating
" animals, in particular insects.
When the eyes waggle then I will hear again Dostoevski's words, hear them rolling on page after page, with minute observation, with maddest introspection, with all the undertones of misery now lightly humorously touched, now swelling like an organ note until the heart bursts and there is nothing left but a blinding, scorching light, the radiant light that carries off the fecundating
seeds of the stars.
As part of this discussion, he posits freedom as "a focal concept around which the thinking in the social sciences may be organized, which may bridge the gap and provide continuity between the great typal civilizations of the past and open the way for the fecundating
relationship with the present and the future."
Spreading its influence outside the parent continent, it made a fecundating
contribution to later civilizations rising in the northern Mediterranean.