Creativity is courage. Taking a chance on yourself and your talents is courageous.
In a culture that rewards compliance, many people will call it other things: irresponsible, undisciplined, foolish. That is nothing more than them stifling their own creative courage. To snuff out yours is to justify their not tapping theirs.
What’s truly irresponsible is working away at a job you don’t enjoy that denies your interests and your humanity, only to make enough money to at some point procreate and bring more dullness into the world. A perpetual cycle of risk-averse sameness that creates more risk-averse same people.Read More