Art and Culture #20: The Weapons of our Imagination

6 Mar
Art and Culture # 20: The Weapons of our Imagination Podcast up now!

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            I know we often talk a lot about what writers are and what they mean to society and how art and culture perceive it, but the weapons of imagination started with cave paintings, but then moved forward as we stepped out of the caves. What the imagination always has needs a form to express the wisdom, sadness, beauty, and poetry in our hearts that go beyond just saying it. Sometimes, expression and imagination go well with the tools the artists have. Da Vinci had a paintbrush, and it’s always important to find what form helps you express what you think and feel. 

            Many people for the modern era, like pencil and paper, which it has been the mode of writing since the first quill was invented. People need tools to express what they think and feel. The discussion of what tools to use in the modern era can be our imagination, but the weapons we use are what creates our epic stories.

            For The Iliad, Homer used the oral tradition of storytelling, as he didn’t have a pen and pad to write it on. He was also blind too so he couldn’t see it This is the first time story telling appears in the ancient world. Which is why the Iliad is often best read in poetic form, with help from some prose to balance out the plot. 

            What modernity has taught us is that you don’t need a Mac or PC, but having those two depends on the type of money you want to spend. You could easily have a two hundred dollar PC and just write on it with no real doodads on it. If you want to go in style, the Macbook is the way to go. 

            Because it just depends if you want in life. Writers don’t really need a great PC or Macbook, if you are just using it as a utility and not as a gaming PC, but for means to write on. If you want a tablet to write on with no real thrills or spoils attached, get the Remarkable, because it is the best tablet on the digital market that can offer the equivalent of pen and pad. It’s probably the best when it comes to drawing too, but if you want color, then use a color tablet for that. 

            But these extensions of our imagination help fuel the very fiber of our talent. If we don’t have the ability to use the tools either, then our words and visuals and poetry become meaningless. Then it’s an idea. If all you have is an idea, and no tools to make it, you are a carpenter with a shed but no tools. 

            Do find the invention that can help you become the best at what you are, and if it’s carpentry or writing a book, or playing a sport, the inventions and aspirations we have are nothing without a form, or the means to communicate or glue our ideas into reality. 

-Louis Bruno is the author of more than 15 books, including, The Michael Project, The Michael Project: Book 2: The Lost Children of Eve, Thy Kingdom Come, The Disintegrating Bloodline, Apocalypse Soldier, Hierarchy of Dwindling Sheep. His books can be found on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Lulu. He can be found on Gab, https://gab.com/thereallouistbruno, Minds https://www.minds.com/lbruno8063/, and Parlerhttps://parler.com/profile/therealLouistbruno/posts. Instagram @lbrruno8063 and @louisbrunoofficialbook. He has written for the Intellectual Conservative and Ephemere. His latest, Come Home, Young One, a dark fantasy novel is out now at Lulu.com. Link is here: https://www.lulu.com/en/us/shop/louis-bruno/come-home-young-one/hardcover/product-pw8q7z.html?page=1&pageSize=4

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