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Spencer Tweedy

Love & logic.

You think you are alone, and as the years go by, if the stars are on your side, you may discover that you are at the center of a vast circle of invisible friends whom you will never get to know but who love you. And that is an immense reward.

— Jorge Luis Borges

What It Is

Analytical thinking is a dangerous tool. We can use it to distill problems to an essence, which helps us learn. We can also use it to create order in a disorderly world, which helps us stay healthy. But while analytical thinking—in the flavors of minimalism and utilitarianism and compartmentalization—can help you grow, it can just as easily help you get stuck.

The problem with these tools unchecked is that they can kill art. More specifically, they can make it a lot harder to create art, and they do this in two ways.

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