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Monday, July 25, 2005

My life's work

I am not an originator. Not a creator. My talent, such as it is, is in seeing what others do not see or do not even look for, and pointing it out. Seeing the connections between things and showing others these connections. This has been my life's work, I only realised this when I was in my forties.

That's my excuse for the large amount of second-hand material on this blog.

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  2. It is nice! Congratulations!

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  3. And do you really believe that this is not creative??? I think it is... showing to people who don't perceive as you do is being creative... just perceiving as you do is being creative... and second-hand materials is the essence of blogging at its origin... Right at the beginning, blogs were used to show to other what had catch your attention on the Web... It was a sharing 'links of interest' place... so, everything is fine with that..;-)

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  4. Well, I have to admit, there is something creative about my life. But it's not exactly what I normally think of as creativity. I know it's useful, and I like doing it. If I have just helped a few people and got some happiness in life, that's fine.

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