Qabbalistic Oddments 02
Zom the Octopus
From Peter Godfrey-Smith’s Metazoa (2020), p.148:
We should then at least consider the possibility that an octopus is a being with multiple selves. There is a primary or most complex self – the central brain – but also eight smaller ones. These smaller ones might not be sentient or conscious, but the general shape of the situation would be: 1 + 8.
This is Bullish for octopi industrialization I think.
Tell me, O Octopus, I catechizes
Is those things arms, or is they mindzes?
I marvel at thee, Octopus;
If I were thou, I'd call me Us.