if you were presented with the option of living a long but rather regular life or a shorter but more inspired life which would you choose?
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#1 by streetfamek on June 28, 2007 - 1:24 pm
I would life a short but more inspired life.
#2 by Aaron Wagner on June 29, 2007 - 3:59 am
I’ll take living longer, but might change my mind if you describe this “inspired life” idea a little more.
#3 by Ben on June 30, 2007 - 2:50 am
I’ll take the shorter straw.
#4 by Tom on July 24, 2007 - 11:38 am
By inspiration I mean the common, un-commonality that we find in life. In the miracles of science, the beauty of art, the mysticism of spirituality.
in general inspiration. in·spi·ra·tion (nsp-rshn)
a. Stimulation of the mind or emotions to a high level of feeling or activity.
b. The condition of being so stimulated.
2. An agency, such as a person or work of art, that moves the intellect or emotions or prompts action or invention.
I was particularly thinking of the artist. The artist who may live a short life, but one that is full, one that is aware and insightful. Obviously the best choice is a long, inspired life, but if you had the choice between the two, a long ordinary life, or a short and inspired one, which would you choose?
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