Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Form and Function Create Beauty

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Posted on September 7, 2010 by thenakedhoof

Does every human have the same foot? Can you say that for us to walk, run, dance or jump we must all have feet that follow the same exact structure and shape? Do we create the same footprint? Of course not: that would be ridiculous.

Some of us have narrow feet, some wide, some with the second toe longer than the big toe and some of us have higher arches than others. We mange to be ballerinas, gymnasts, ultra runners and hikers with these variations. Beauty is found when form and function come together to create movement.

Why, then, is it that we seem to get stuck in the shod paradigm of thinking, even when barefoot, that all hooves must follow the same rules? Is it possible to have hooves that are not perfect as we have been trained to see, yet perfect in function?

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