The most reasonable fool

It’s a common misconception that excessive creative imagination breeds insanity. We think of the insane as people whose rationality has deserted them. Pop culture celebrates the brilliance of mentally-ill individuals while mourning their destruction: Actor Robin Williams, writer Ernest Hemingway, scientist Nikola Tesla, philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, and countless others. Did such brilliance occur in spite of such soul-crushing torment, or … Continue reading The most reasonable fool