Attraction to images in books. Task: mastery of writing. Problem: trying to be good.
Attraction to abstract art. Task: genius. Problem: creativity, and realizing it.
Attraction to marble-floored bank foyers. Task: communication. Problem: can't be objective.
Attraction to real-life paradise. Task: longevity. Problem: earlier sources of information disappear.
Another major concept of inspiration, which I take to be an archaic source, can be found at:
---Nathan Coppedge: May 2nd, 2016
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