The cells on the outside are resilient and hardy.
They need to be.
It is their job to negotiate the way around the wall so that it will allow us bury ourselves there.
We need its nourishment to survive.
Inside I sense that I am soft and vulnerable.
I am surrounded by water.
This is good.
Human scientists tell us that water is the elixir of life which means that I am alive and it is only natural that I want to survive.