Everybody should study music, it refines your soul
Music gives us a wonderful luxury: intensity in delicacy, the ability to play piano and intense, as encouraged by Toscanini. It is also a way of living. It is feeling the simple, profound difference that occurs between shouting “I love you” or whispering it.
Everybody should study music, it refines your soul. […] Pausing inside Beauty, being able to inhabit it and listen to it, managing to orient in the forest of sounds […]
The only morality of the algorithm is to optimise you as a consumer and in many cases you become the product. There are very few examples in human history of industries where people themselves become products and those are scary industries – slavery and the sex trade. And now we have social media.
The visionary producer Monroe Stahr is schooling a British novelist in the art of screenwriting: “Suppose you’re in your office ...
You are too complex to understand yourself. It takes careful observation, and education, and reflection, and communication with others, just ...