Thursday, October 14, 2010

Why I Chose to Be an Artist

Just because one can identify the chemicals and the neurological structures involved in the creation of emotions, that doesn't mean one has "reduced" everything to those structures and chemicals. Reductionism is only one side; the other is emergence. What is then interesting is how these elements and structures creates this emergent quality. But perhaps that is best understood by the arts, and not by the sciences.
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