Vivific

‘We use our imaginations not to escape the world but to join it, and this exhilarates us because of the difference between our ordinary dulled consciousness and an apprehension of the real.’* (Iris Murdoch)

‘A halfman is not someone who does not have an opinion, just someone who does not take risks for it.’** (Nassim Taleb)

We do not have to work from scratch, or come up with the idea no-one else has thought.  We only have to bring our imaginations to the “artefacts” of others for the fun to begin.

To know our mind is one thing.  To know our heart is quite another.

To know the mind of another is one thing.  To know their heart quite another.

We have found a journey without end.

(*From Iris Murdoch’s The Sovereignty of Good.)
(**From Nassim Taleb’s Antifragile.)

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