If you've learned from your most painful and joyful experiences, with courage you will find your creative vision, purpose and mission.
We all have a story to tell, and I hope the stories and topics found in this blog will help you to connect with your own creative story.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Elif Shafak - The Politics of Fiction
I found this TED talk on Face Book, and until today I had never heard of Elif Shafak. When visiting the TED site and reading the comments left and the varied opinions about what she had to say, I was a little over whelmed and rather confused by all the analytical headiness of what was said about her talk. Instead of getting into a big brouhaha over linguistics etc., and God only knows, having taken a linguistics in University, I found out how linguists seem love a good fight. When considering the controversial comments on the TED site, I can't help but reflect on what is said in the 12 step rooms of recovery. " Take what you like and leave the rest ."
Personally, I found it her talk insightful and enlightening. I loved what she said about story telling, circles, Sufis, and that she talked about Rumi, whom I love so much.