… said Picasso
Here’s my favorite quote of the day from Cornelius Castoriadis (he’s a Greek-French philosopher and psychologist who died in 1997). What is most human is not rationalism but the uncontrolled and incontrollable continuous surge of creative radical imagination in and through the flux of representation, affects and desires. My thoughts exactly.
I just finished reading Henry Corbin’s 1969 book, Creative Imagination in the Sufism of Ibn ‘Arabi. It had been sitting on my shelf for over two years. I’m glad it waited for me, because what I learned is something that I’ve always wanted to know–the imagination is REAL. It’s not make-believe. We’re not “just imagining” [ Read more … ]