I use drawing to think through things, to solve problems.

March 17, 2009


The Human Brain

2000, Etching and Aquatint on Paper, B19.7 x H14.8 cm

From a philosophical point of view, the most important function of the brain is to serve as the physical structure underlying the mind. From a biological point of view, though, the most important function is to generate behaviors that promote the welfare of an animal.

F. Scott Fitzgerald said: "The true mark of intelligence is the ability to hold two apparently opposing ideas in the mind simultaneously."

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