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Art is responded to with emotion … and the best art is music — that’s the highest form of art. It’s completely abstract, and we make about eight times as much response to music than any of the other arts.
Agnes Martin on music.
The novelist William Gibson has a wonderful term, “personal micro-culture”, by which he means all the things you surround yourself with—people, books, and any kind of ideological input. Those things essentially shape what you think and care about The Great Discontent: Maria Popova
…I truly, truly believe that our first responsibility is to ourselves—to be true to our sense of right and wrong, our sense of purpose and meaning. That’s how we contribute to the world. Anyone who is able to do that for him or herself is already contributing a great deal of human potential into our collective, shared pool of humanity. The Great Discontent: Maria Popova
I imagine we are all, like cassettes, thoughts wrapped up in awkward packaging Sound Meets Image: Visual Tributes to Music | Brain Pickings
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