Art, Genius, Fear, Power and the Coming Regulations

I sit beneath a lamp in a dark room like it is the last light on earth, and finish a book on art history. Genius is rarely recognized in the moment. It takes a whole society, geared towards a particular mode of thinking, to recognize something incredible while it is actually happening. The question I take from this book, is : What are your goals, and what are you trying to accomplish? How are you attempting to perceive reality in a new way? It is the question that has allowed great men and women to break the temporal mold…

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