in our culture, and seemingly in many on the planet, we have an unnatural bent toward violence, defensiveness, struggle, battling and fighting for our values, beliefs, sovereignty and space….
at the crux of conflicting beliefs and ideologies, we drive ourselves into corners, and with it frustration and energetic stagnation… or, we choose to recognize the power and potentiality of AND rather than OR; it isn’t compromise when elevating beyond polarity. it’s greater understanding and a grasping of the scope of things beyond our usual parameters and expectations….
we live in a society that favours specialties and routine, systemizing a categorizing. when you exist more in openness and generalities, as what an artist embodies by default (and we’re all artists), you frequently run into walls, and attitudes, and perspectives that just don’t compute….
much of what we associate with identity is a puree of cumulative experiment, experience, genetics, environment and circumstance….
we really are magnificent, multifaceted creators. even when we’re least aware of it, the world around us is shaped by such subtleties that only the truly alert and aware could notice, usually much after the fact….