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Thursday, February 3, 2011

The Artists' Drive

"Artists don't wonder, What is it good for? They aren't driven to create art, or to help or teach people or to make money. They are driven to lessen the burden of the unbearable disparity between their conscious and unconscious minds, and so to achieve peace."
David Mamet

3 comments:

  1. And sometimes even to lessen cognitive schizophrenia. Thank you again.

    So which is - in a biologistic view - the function of the cerebrial faculty that Freud called "the unconscious"?

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  2. The artist´s drive. This man drives a car with automatic transmission on a dead straight highway but without GPS.

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  3. Constantinus Magnus sometimes reminds me Heraclitus

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