When the goal is creating a whole new world, we can see that the capacity of imagination is integral to societal transformation. It is not some vestigal appendage to be cast away at adulthood-but a faculty that must be deeply developed in order to envision new ways to think, feel and be. As they say, you can’t be the leader of a Marxist revolution without having a poetic nature, or at least a poetic side.
Efforts to document the real necessarily involve capturing the sublime.
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