We want to feel safe, we want somebody else to take responsibility. That's why we ask for directions.
"Teach me how to play this piece."
"Tell me which fingers to use.
The problem with this thinking is that we end up following directions, we end up looking for a map.
It's way better (but riskier) to look for a compass instead and figure out the directions by ourselves.
Managers are made by following a map. Artists are forged by feeling where the north star is.
Guess who are desperately needed in today's society?
[Thanks to Eberhard and Christopher for inspiration]
Part IV: Allegro assai vivace (p. 11) from Organ Sonata No. 1, in F minor, Op. 65 by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) who was a German composer, pianist, organist, and conductor of the early Romantic Period.
Behold, A Host, Arrayed in White
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