Creative Genius?

BrockaBooks, Mood Room, WorkLeave a Comment

Once upon a time i knew this student at SMU who took Calculus 4, just to see if he could do it. He was a genius. He was also slovenly and unkempt. And the one time i peered past his front door into his apartment, it was a trash-hoarding pigsty; literally black garbage bags and stacks of papers and boxes. It’s a fair generalization to make, that there’s a bit of madman or mental illness tied to genius, and even creativity. The Real Link Between Creativity and Mental Illness. I guess i should just call my dispositions mood swings then, since ‘mental illness is neither necessary nor sufficient for creativity.’  Truth be told, one of the main reasons I know i’m doing exactly what i … Read More

BrockaCreative Genius?