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Quote #10

As he made no compromise with Time, Time kept out of his way, and only sighed at a distance because he could not overcome him. (Conclusion.11)

The artist of Kouroo described in this quote has completely transcended time simply by devoting himself to the craft of something perfect – here, a simple staff. There's a psychological term for what happened to him, called flow. It's when you're completely enveloped in something (anything from driving to writing to good conversation) that you completely lose yourself in the moment. We've all felt

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