A chosen perspective; a mode, or style, or manner of focus; the connection between body sensation, focus, and meaning.

The Tao of Rowing Your Boat

“If a man is crossing a river and an empty boat collides with his own boat, he won’t get offended or angry, however hot-tempered he may be. ┬áBut if the boat is manned, he may flare up, shouting and cursing,