Posted by: bluesyemre | June 11, 2012

Orson Welles on Work-Life Balance and the Gift of Ignorance (1960)

  • We’ve already seen how ignorance fuels science, but most any creator would also attest to its centrality to the creative process. Whether we call it “ignorance” or “beginner’s mind,” this radical openness to uncertainty is central to the act of creation. In this excerpt from The Paris Interview, conducted in his Parisian hotel room in 1960, Orson Welles testifies to the gift of ignorance.

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