The Icarus Deception - How high will you fly?
How much do I want to read more? 9/10
Seth's magic touch strikes again. I don't know what is it with this man but it touch right in the middle. Like an awakening, a revelation.
He pushes to realize what we don't. We wake us up from our bed, get our head out of the sand.
So we can be ourselves, so we act, so we're eager to do what's to be done.
I totally love it. His words, his ideas. The form is an easy read just to impact us even more.
We Are All Artists Now
How Long Are You Going to Wait?
They told you to fit in, and to follow instructions.
They told you to swallow your pride, not to follow your dream.
if you would just suck it up and be part of the system, if you would merely do what you were told and conform.
All in exchange for what would happen later,
It’s your turn.
You Are Not Your Career
Your ability to follow instructions is not the secret to your success.
You are hiding your best work, your best insight, and your best self from us every day.
It’s too bad that so much time has been wasted, but it would be unforgivable to wait any longer.
You have the ability to contribute so much. We need you, now.
“Does Anyone Have Any Suggestions?”
And the response is always the same. Silence.
Amazingly, everyone in the room is capable of seeing and analyzing and solving. Everyone in the room is capable of passion. Everyone in the room can care enough to do something—if they can overthrow the self-induced, systemically amplified censor that keeps them in line.
It’s a book for anyone who has been overlooked or brainwashed or seduced into being invisible.
you are capable of making a difference, of being bold, and of changing more than you are willing to admit. You are capable of making art.
Green Eggs and Ham
I’ve gone outside my comfort zone in writing and publishing it, and I’m hoping you’ll go out of your comfort zone in reading it.
I wish I could make the book easy. I can’t do that, though. This revolution is too important to allow me to water down this project.
Catching the Wily Fox
The industrial age built the trap we’re mired in, but it didn’t build the trap all at once; that took centuries to perfect.
But most of us have no idea that we’re no longer fenced in. We’ve been so thoroughly brainwashed and intimidated and socialized that we stay huddled together, waiting for instructions, when we have the first, best, and once-in-a-lifetime chance to do something extraordinary instead.
We don’t need to be taught to make art, but sometimes we need permission to do so.
PART ZERO - Art, the Comfort Zone, and the Chance of a Lifetime
Why Make Art?
Because you must. The new connected economy demands it and will reward you for nothing else.
Because you can. Art is what it is to be human.