Fire in the Crucible: Understanding the Process of Creative Genius (Google eBook)
What makes a genius different? Is a genius born or made? In this exploration of creativity, the author reveals that there is no special trait of genius. Rather than being gifted above ordinary people, a genius will give expression to subtle nusances, and perceptions that others ignore.
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Vision and the Prima Materia
Subtle VibrationsThe Light Through
As Above So BelowPart Prologue
ContrariesSome Polar Chemistry
Omnivalence The Hunger
The Distilling Agents
Mercurial MapsThe ManyIntelli
To Burn with Ones TimeFires
Madness and the MirrorMakers
The Great Work
Germinations from SaltThe Final
More Salt Grains to StoneTurning
Companions in QuestThe Myth
The Absorbing FlameOn the
Which Distills Which?
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