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Is Social Rejection the Key to Creativity?

“The difficulty lies in striking a balance. There is solitude, which can lead to meta-cognition and creative focus. But there is also, as van Gogh experienced off and on throughout his life, crippling loneliness that sets the artist back. The gap is razor-thin. “

Cody Delistraty

On the psychology of why rejection and loneliness may be necessary evils for the creative genius

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