6 Self-understanding (Monday)

We are hard to get to know: we are mysterious to ourselves, and therefore no good at explaining who we are to others, or being liked for reasons we think are appropriate.

ART is A GUIDE TO SELF KNOWLEDGE. Art can help us identify what is central to ourselves, but hard to put into words. Much that is human is not readily available in language. We can hold up art objects and say, confusedly but importantly, “This is me”.

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