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Hold That Ideal Loosely

“All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste.” – Ira Glass What makes it so difficult to know what we’ve said is knowing so well what we meant to say. Missing the mark. It’s a definition of sin. There’s a lot of talk these days about the “gifts of imperfection” and embracing
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John Ruskin’s Philosophy on Art

With all the talk these days about the “gift of imperfection,” it could be easy to take the idea for granted. But everyone pursuing art, or even just a satisfying life, must embrace the huge importance of accepting imperfection: “No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderstanding of the
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