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A Responsibility to Light: An Illustrated Manifesto for Creative Resilience and the Artist’s Duty in Dark Times – Brain Pickings

“Feel all the things. Feel the hard things. The inexplicable things, the things that make you disavow humanity’s capacity for redemption… Feel afraid. Feel powerless. Feel frozen. And t… Source: A Responsibility to Light: An Illustrated Manifesto for Creative Resilience

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James Baldwin on the Creative Process and the Artist’s Responsibility to Society – Brain Pickings

“A society must assume that it is stable, but the artist must know, and he must let us know, that there is nothing stable under heaven.” Source: James Baldwin on the Creative Process and the Artist’s Responsibility to Society –

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Saul Bellow’s Spectacular Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech on How Art and Literature Ennoble the Human Spirit | Brain Pickings

Saul Bellow’s Spectacular Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech on How Art and Literature Ennoble the Human Spirit | Brain Pickings. “Only art penetrates … the seeming realities of this world. There is another reality, the genuine one, which we lose sight

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How Art Can Save Your Soul | Brain Pickings

How Art Can Save Your Soul | Brain Pickings. “Art can be a source of help with our problems — our innermost problems — the problems of the soul.” “Art holds out the promise of inner wholeness,” British philosopher Alain

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