I love ‘watching’ how Michael Topic’s mind works …. brilliant and always inspiring.
I read a very interesting article here, this morning: http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/07/25-4.
While it was specifically about dreams related to changing the world, I think it makes a valid point about all dreams, especially dreams about future artistic creations or art in the service of changing the world. The point that struck me was how we’ve become reluctant to articulate our dreams, as if we should be ashamed and embarrassed about them. We’ve bowed to the criticism that our dreams are facile and unrealistic. Well of course they’re unrealistic. They’re imaginings about a reality different to the current reality. Our dreams are about a reality we want to bring into existence. Saying that dreams are unrealistic, as if that is a bad thing is to miss the point entirely. Reality sucks. Our dreams are of a better reality. The more unrealistic, the better, in my opinion.
Unrealistic doesn’t mean unachievable. It…
View original post 1,127 more words