“The design of the human brain — its inherent need to make connections and associations — gives it a will of its own.”
“The artificial barriers between the arts and sciences will melt away under the pressure to know and to express our common reality. Our ideas will become closer to nature, more alive and organic.
In any way possible, you should strive to be a part of this universalizing process, extending your own knowledge to other branches, further and further out.
The rich ideas that will come from such a quest will be their own reward.”
~ Source: Robert Greene, Mastery (New York: Viking)
Who is Robert Greene? Here’s a worthy read on just that question, plus a few more interesting insights: “Why Robert Green Isn’t Who You Think.”
Here’s one tidbit from the article:
“‘Everyone assumes I practise all of my own laws but I don’t. I think anybody who did would be a horrible ugly person to be around,’ laughs Greene.”
Read the article linked above for more.
Journaling, Reflection and/or Conversation Prompt:
What rich ideas and enthusiasm-stirring insights have you received from your own quests?