The failings of modern human beings begin by not understanding who they really are. The idea of art is to labor hard to find ways into the truth of human experience — the Truth — TRUTH — and to pass that insight into the world as a gift to be shared specifically because the basic failing of modern human beings is that they don’t understand who they really are. (Note, most writers don’t achieve that goal, but they damn well try to).
So much of human experience is not honestly dealt with. Part of the fault there is that Continue reading “While We Wait for What Comes Next, Let’s Think A Bit More About Fear of Death and Love and Sex”