One reader's reconciliation of habit with passion & pleasure with self-actualization
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Thomas M. Disch's CAMP CONCENTRATION
Genius...is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
...genius is simply the bringing together of two hitherto distinct spheres of reference, or matrices--a talent for juxtapositions.
The mind defends itself against the disintegrative process of creativity...if genius doesn't reign itself in...common people take action...we put all our geniuses in one kind or another of isolation ward, to escape being infected.