the WAR of ART - by Steven Pressfield [scanned book].pdf

(Dana P.) #1

The Ego hates artists because they are the pathfinders and
bearers of the future, because each one dares, in James
Joyce's phrase, to "forge in the smithy of my soul the
uncreated conscience of my race."
Such evolution is life-threatening to the Ego. It reacts
accordingly. It summons its cunning, marshals its troops.
The Ego produces Resistance and attacks the
awakening artist.

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