Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth Gilbert’

The Myth of the Tormented Artist

Monday, June 15th, 2009

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“There is no great genius without some touch of madness” – Seneca (Roman philosopher)

Seneca sums up the typical view of creative genius, but author Elizabeth Gilbert begs to differ, and in this funny and inspiring TED talk, she questions the idea that madness and creativity are inexorably intertwined.

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