Outside of its own existence or source, life is only recognized through some form of expression or dynamic. A living organism experiences its own life from the internal dynamics of its own being, something not observable from outside – in the absence of an expression or dynamic.
Can there be vitality (life) with no expression or dynamic (internal or external)? By this definition the answer would need to be : "No."
- The five senses
- The organ of speech
- The mind
The table below summaries the vitalities, living beings possess in accordance to their senses.
|Senses||Number of vitalities||Vitalities|
||Four||Sense organ of touch, strength of body or energy, respiration, and life-duration|
||Six||The sense of taste and the organ of speech in addition to the former four|
||Seven||Addition of the sense of smell|
||Eight||Addition of the sense of sight|
||Nine||Addition of the sense of hearing (Without Mind)|
In the context of urban planning, that vitality of a place is its capacity to grow or develop its liveliness and level of economic activity.