I have confined my study exclusively to the "rational and analytical" departments of Western thinking, and have ignored human emotions and experience. How stupid of me to not notice this glaring hole until the last semester of college! How did this happen?
The arts, quite simply, nourish the soul. They sustain, comfort, inspire. There is nothing like that exquisite moment when you first discover the beauty of connecting with others in celebration of larger ideals and shared wisdom.