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Hyperbole

We just re-watched The Greatest Showman with my two boys last weekend, and I was struck by a line spoken by Hugh Jackman, who plays P.T. Barnum. He said, “Hyperbole isn’t the worst crime. Men suffer more from imagining too little than too much.” I think this is true. I’ve soothed myself to sleep for years by adding detail upon …

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The Fantasy of You…

We are the only animals on the planet who intentionally create art and receive pleasure from merely looking at it. We see evidence of this from the beginning of our existence in the early, primitive art of cavemen and indigenous peoples. We have the capacity to imagine something that is not real, something that begins as a beautiful fantasy in …