Seek?

“Seek and ye shall find.” “Don’t seek and ye shall find.” Basic research and art and psychotherapy all explore the territory between these two poles. Targeted effort can be a good friend and also a devastating opponent, closing off the land of mischief and inspiration, the odd thought that illuminates a new path. Mixed states probably hold the most promise. If we are to temper our seeking with not seeking, then we can not take ourselves too seriously: “I am and am...