I wanted to write about another two chapters in one go, but I have too much to say about this one alone. Cameron moves from vague spiritual woo into the realm of cult leader, and that, frankly, is a little scary. But here goes.
INTRODUCTION TO THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF THE ARTIST’S WAY One big problem I have with Cameron is her constant promotion of consumerism as spiritual healing. In this version’s introduction, she starts that right away in the first full paragraph: Difficult as it is to remember, it is our work that creates the market, not […]
Overall, I was severely disappointed with “The Artist’s Way.” I was expecting it to be a practical book, I suppose – a myth that was quickly dispelled by the subtitle, “A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity.” There are several inherent problems with the book. First, Julia Cameron does not seem to know how she wants […]
As it’s an election year, there’s been a lot of stupidity in the news, on both sides. However, I just can’t get over the plague of Dumb that has swept through the Republican party. Throughout my life, I’ve watched the Republican party cater more and more to two groups of people: those who are so […]
My favorite Seattle event that I basically never get to attend because of rehearsal schedules. BUT IT’S ALMOST HERE AND I LOVE IT. Arts Crush 2012!
I love it.
I’m tearing apart The Artist’s Way for you. You’re welcome.
I’ve been seeing less theatre and blogging a lot less because my life has exploded in a lot of ways on a personal and professional level this year. This has been mostly exhausting, although fantastic on many fronts – I’ve made a lot of professional connections, I no longer work for the 5th Avenue Theatre […]