Therianthropy Essays

Skin Deep: On Being Animal and Human” (November 2008) — explains the personal importance to me in being both animal in part and human, and how neither holds notably more significance than the other, with particular emphasis on my body

~”On Wings of a Living Past” (August 2009) — describes various details of what it is like for me to be, therianthropically, a winged theropod (of the type I call an “erdenvogel”), with particular emphasis on understanding and phantom sensations of that theropod’s body

~”Designing a Theriotype” (August 2009) — this is a continuation writing on my 4th, avian-like, theriotype and provides description of how I went about narrowing its identity down to a seemingly yet-undiscovered kind of winged theropod; also works as a good example for one method of figuring out specifics of oneself as an extinct theriotype

~”Domestic and Wild” (April 2008) — explores the concepts of domestic, feral, and wild in relation to my therianthropy and my specific theriotypes, including how those concepts affect or connect with my human life through therianthropy

~”Fluidity and Fragmentation” (March 2008) — one section is about the fluid way I experience my therianthropy and how that relates to shifting and integration concepts; the other section is about fragmenting of my theriotypes

~”Upbringing, Imprintation, and Self-Development” (December 2007) — describes how various aspects of my childhood and self-development affected my therianthropy and my particular theriotypes

~”Waters of Obscurity: My Therianthropic Self-Concept” (August 2007) — a thorough and broad exploration of my self-concept as both human and non-human animal, and how that relates to various other things, creatures, and interests in my life

~”Predator or Prey?” (October 2006) — an essay of my musings on the concept of predator and prey theriotypes, as well as a description of my experiences as a feline-type that is both predator and prey.

~”Midnight Sand” (Horse essay) (August 2006) — detailed, comprehensive description of what it is like for me to be a horse therian

~”Essay on ‘The Sanctuary” (July 2006) — explains what “the Sanctuary” is and means to me, as also the meaning behind the “catatonic soul”

~Awereness Forums Re-introduction (2006) — a thorough update to my first (2005) introduction; includes in depth and more generalized aspects of my therianthropy; parts of it are outdated (mainly the canid parts)

~Awereness Forums (original) Introduction (2005) — my introduction on Therianthropy.org’s board; designed to answer the typical intro questions on that board in a more detailed way; some of the information I’ve found to be obsolete

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