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SELF-CARE: EXPLORING ITS BOUNDARY OBJECT AFFECTS:
&/AS MEMBERSHIPS &/AS VALUES &/AS POWER
488K Senior Seminar, King, Spr 2017

1. Pick boundary object/s to explore __________________________________________

2. How do you know this boundary object? What are boundary objects that this is an
example of such?

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3. First reaction (if remembered) or current immediate reaction (could be "none"); choose
some affect-laden terms when possible:

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4. Form: body/mind congruity, incongruity, or? Are they working together? How or not?

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5. Feeling: up/down/level; like/dislike/neutral; in/out/what else; intense/calm/nothing

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6. Perception: which prior feelings inflect feeling in #5? What sort of habit, previous
experience involved?

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7. Concept: name the "kind of thing" this object such that it provokes such feeling. Maybe a
story that pinpoints it all:

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8. Consciousness: momentum & display of encounter;
seeing/hearing/smelling/tasting/touching/minding (awareness & integration)/anxiety-
intensity/ego-I-separation

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9. Loyalties: what sides do reactions to this object create/participate in? in a two-versioin;
in a more than two-version?

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10. Values & Politics: what do I learn about my values and politics from doing this? What do
I learn about values and politics in general terms from this?

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11. How many communities of practice can I think of to name that care about this object?

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12. Examples of its robustness (ability to be used by multiple groups with big umbrella
meanings) & its plasticity (adaptability to specific definitions among particular folks)
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13. Examples of having used it differently in various contexts yourself:

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14. Examples of groups and cooperations, among groups who don't push for single meaning
or even know meanings differ:

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15. Examples of push to DEFINE meaning in specific terms & what is at stake:

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