I accept my sudden paintings and music as personal proof that we can spend an entire lifetime without once tapping into our brain’s hidden universe.
I was already 59 when I first experienced the overwhelming compulsion of a sudden artistic output that erupted into my life.
Spontaneous paintings and piano compositions began pouring out of me in fantastical flows.
The eruption was especially astonishing because I have no study or training whatsoever in either painting or the piano, and throughout my life have never shown the slightest interest in either.
I do not draw, sketch or paint, and there has never been a piano in my house.
At the surface level I know absolutely nothing about painting or piano techniques.
Within the hidden universe of the brain, however, I clearly do know and I clearly do understand, all that I need to about how to paint and how to play the piano.
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