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Saturday, April 02, 2005

Saved From Freezing - Tricycle

The world and the self really do appear to us as frozen. Our personal problems, our self-definitions, what we hear from those around us—all these convincing and compelling experiences invite us to clutch at concepts, positions, worries. We naturally build vast structures of ice to hold in place the world and the self, chilly and confined. But the experience of art can shake us free of all that. Art can save us from freezing.

1 Comments:

Blogger Zen Unbound said...

Mark,

I very much like this article. So wonderfully written! So much to say!

-- Tom

7:42 PM  

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