Pulled into the vortex of the digital netherworld, contemporary humans are alienating themselves from their own body. These disembodied subjects, reflecting themselves almost exclusively in electronic media, are no longer able to live among Others. They are sometimes disciplined by a painful clash with the matter. Reading Szczeliny istnienia [The Cracks in Existence] may prove to be an effective remedy for many a cybernetic narcissist. Jolanta Brach-Czaina wrote a book whose relevance grows has only grown over time. It is a text that penetrates the reader “to the bone”, allowing them to feel and understand the structure and consistency of their “flesh” existence more deeply.