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Quotes by Natasha Tsakos

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"An opinion is an arrested thought. My opinion."



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“Sometimes it’s the rearranging of ideas that creates something new”



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"The ineffable is where imagination runs wild and the artist chases after it."



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“Is consciousness a singular experience or the collective experience of all simultaneous phenomenons impossible to distinguish subjectively?”



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“It is through tedious and repetitive tasks that epiphanies often reveal themselves. Surprisingly, repetitions nurture a state primed for metaphors”



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“The body is the software, the mind is the hardware. Did you think otherwise?”



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“Never fear the unknowns, they do not know who they are”



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“I have beliefs… but no one system”



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“Our thoughts do not hold more merit because other people think them too. Original thoughts are the result of an ongoing process and should never stop in an echo chamber.”



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"A truth is relative to the flexibility of the mind and velocity of discoveries"



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"Acting is applied virtual reality"



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"We compute at our best when our senses are engaged"



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"The world quieting has cracked open a door in time-space for thoughts and ideas hidden in subneural networks. Clarity is taking roots, imagination moonwalking... Deep thinking has a specific bpm."



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"The subconscious imagines, the mind organizes, the brain executes"



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"Don't stress the mess unless you witness a progress"



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1: Are you a ballerina?


2: In another life...


1: Once a ballerina always a ballerina. You never forget it.


2: That's true...


1: See, I learned absolutely nothing and I never forgot that I learned absolutely nothing.


Conversational wisdom with Jorge Luis Arteaga, Lyft driver and Great Philosopher



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Me then: Define consciousness?


Me later: Realizing that I exist...


Me after: But do I matter?


Me now: Can I truly think myself outside of me?


Me blown away: ………… … .. .



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"It takes people who think differently to create a different world."



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"Just as we should send politicians to space to gain perspective, we should send CEOs to clown school."



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"Art forms are modalities through which we sense perceive new ideas."



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"It's the Theater of ideas that glorifies, ritualizes and crystalizes man-made realities"



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"There is no such thing as an independent artist, all artists are essentially co-dependent of their audience"



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"When intentions move

When ideas dance

When concepts find their stage

The creator begins"



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Drawing by Natasha Tsakos


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"Instead of thinking of a year as a sequence of 365 days, think of 365 people performing tasks and the compounded result of these tasks in a year."



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"The beginning informs the end. The end informs the beginning.

At the end it’s about beginning."



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"In a world where things were rigid, imagination danced"



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"We all an embedded augmented reality headset called imagination. It's free. Use it."



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"Consciousness is the ability to zoom in and out of ourselves"



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"Traveling: you loose yourself a little and find yourself some more”



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"It’s more than 'targeting' an age range, it’s addressing an evolutionary shift."



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"We are all refugees, of an industrial age"



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"I like to plant clues in people’s minds and musically time their explosion into a firework of concepts while rolling up and down a coaster of emotions. The themes are sparked by the isms of existence."



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"It’s like your brain is suddenly wired to take in all the bits of information it receives and computes theatrical combinations in the background…. And all you can do is capture the ideas as they come, as best as you can."



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"Left Brains, Right Brains, United Brains of the Universe!"



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"I believe in Imagine-action: applying imagination in actionable ways. Its starts with having bold ideas, daring to believe in them, experimenting until you get it right. It means never giving up to failure, and never giving in to people’s skepticism. It means thinking outside of the ordinary."



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"We don’t think, we think we think. Thinking never thinks, it knows better. It’s embedded in our biology"



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Drawing by Natasha Tsakos


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"We are not here to question the possible, we are here to challenge the impossible"



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"Imagination is an instrument that you’ve been given permission to play and practice."



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"The creative process is about the power to disassociate the linear and literal and allow our minds to create new associations. Which triggers new ideas, often bizarre and crazy. Yet, here we are in place a total possibility, suspended into disbelief, driving at 30 billion metaphors per second. It’s like speeding up a stream of consciousness where our minds compute-decompute-recompute new combinations in the background and we stop judging it."



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"We are neither left brained or right brained, we are one brained. And our one brain works things out through different modalities. Albert Einstein said that the theory of relativity occurred to him by intuition, and music was the driving force. His discovery was the result of musical perception. We should infuse Arts in laboratories, research centers, schools; insert Art somewhere between Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics, and vice versa."



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"We are so turned on ourselves

We cannot see anything else"



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"Do what you can’t

Try what you won’t

Think what you don’t

Stretch your horizons"



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"A Show Recipe:


Start by cutting one idea

Let it marinate in dreams for a few weeks

Abstract moments from reality

Pour them in fair quantity

Dissolve imagination

Add a pinch of science

An once of fiction

Twist reality

Freshly squeeze metaphors

Research abundantly

Let it simmer organically

Dice a meticulous storyboard

Mix it up musically

Stir the right Talents together

Cook it well.


Showtime baby!"



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"Passion: when playfulness falls in love with a mission"



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“I am not man

woman

specie

belief

I am matter

Ether

Neither

I am augmented reality

State of the art technology

The alchemy of human folly

Expanding and accelerating

I am

Imagination”



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"Define 'Art.' Define 'God'. Define 'Define'."



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Drawing by Natasha Tsakos


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"Art is often valued by a certain degree of audacity rather then by its creative merit..."



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"Artists are social sensors and transmitters of ideas."



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"We know the Arts are the archives of our human history, the wind of invention and the heartbeat of humanity"



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"Innovation is the result of a process that brings radical ideas that create positive change"



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"The new stories we tell, the art we make, the rockets we build, influence the future that shapes our present."



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"We are all potential of un-excited creativity"



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Drawing by Natasha Tsakos


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"We should have different holidays every year,

and celebrate new occasions all the time"



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"I feel like a torpedo just sneezed in my head!

It blows my mind."



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"Perfection is dangerous. It leaves no room for range."



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"We can’t fear the future with a present mindset. We must ask ourselves questions we do not know the answers to, we should disrupt ourselves to grow."



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"Being creative is not being afraid of being lost."



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"Creativity is not a gift, it’s a mindset that you practice"



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"Impossible is only two letters away from being possible."



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"We have an International Space Station, I propose an International SpArts station!"



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"Titles are prisons of human potential”



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"As we begin to internalize the technological kingdoms we have built,

what will differentiate us from machines?"



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"Creativity is the DNA of innovation, the virus of evolution, the antidote to automation”



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Drawing by Natasha Tsakos


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"Theatre is a voyage into the archives of the human imagination”



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"It’s about running wild in a field of exclamation points chasing question marks"



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“It seems that nonsense is the only sensible recourse to remedy the nonsense of society’s accepted normalcy”



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"We are reaching levels of high experiential comfort

and our standards will keep rising.

We want to feel, we want to experience,

we want to connect, we want intelligence,

and we want to play;

Ladies and Gentlemen:

A new theatre is on its way."



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"We’ve now become the spectators of our own mutation.

We may not die human anymore.

But what makes us human?"



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"It’s no longer history in the making.

It’s our story we are making."



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"History is made by those who see beyond what already exists.

They see all the things that don’t yet."



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"What if Theater was the Pong of the the digital Ping?

A place where the live experience has an function?"



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"I believe in stories that are non-linear, as we are, hopefully."



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"Theatre is pure teleportation by means of suspension.

It’s a voyage into the archives of the human imagination.

A passport to all what ifs."



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"I have Shakespeared my Molière to Tenessee, and I am Wild for Beckett!

But I got a little tired of the redundancy."



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Drawing by Natasha Tsakos


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"How will the performer-audience interaction change,

now that we are so used to participating in the lives of strangers?"



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"Pass Botox and Denial, is the next Generation."



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"I have been under the influence-

of boggling information over the years."



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"Our vocabulary may become a real time algorithmic word bank.

Could you imagine having a conversation like that?

Where the meaning of words constantly adapts?"



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"You know you are changing when you no longer have points of references.

Mapping a new life."



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"You'll know you're doing something right when you feel you don't know what you're doing. If you know what you are doing, you could be doing it right, but might just be repeating yourself "



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"Critique, Challenge, Question yourself always.

Never doubt your purpose."



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"“Because” is sometimes good enough of an answer"



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“When I go, make me a firework”



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"Everything is intimate

nothing is personal"



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"The only substance that goes in and never leaves, are words"



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"The Magician makes the visible, invisible.

The Scientist makes the invisible, visible.

The Artist stands in between, indivisible."



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"Science is no longer fiction,

but reality may become one."



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Drawing by Natasha Tsakos


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"If the past is no longer present

is it real?"



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"Life is good if you let go of the not so good"



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"Patience and Impatience are having tea discussing Time.

The conversation goes on endlessly."



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"If we were fossils of two snails

caught in a rock for millions of years.

Would we know we were together?"



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"I Guess there is a Limited Gap in this Republic of Bananas due to the DeKay N Y is Le Vice such an alarming Exchange when you Express your Benetton? Ask Tommy, he’ll figure!”



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"We should think of cultures as applications. Always updating."



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“So... are you also chasing butterflies?”



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"We are always going somewhere...else

Where are you going?"



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"If Da Vinci had to tweet five times a day,

we’d still be riding bicycles."



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"We should resume our language to science,

leave the rest to silence.

Keep creating"



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"Some people are wonderful,

some wonderless.



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"Dreams are realities in oxygenated form"



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"It is strange a difference comes from a subtraction."



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"I am still nobody, in nobodyism"



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"Stop looking for the pi in your onion"



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Drawing by Natasha Tsakos


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"A little e quation searching 4 (1) solution



N ↔ (A)value > (A)value ↔ N

⇒N ƒactors (A) has (x, y, z)

probabilities

or

∅ interest → N.

(N) 2 (A) 2 ∑

equation ∗ confirming

following hypothesis,

⇒ N needs 2 find ∞

again

+ stop

∗∗ (D)lusions.

N wants 2 define (n)ature of its e charge

> N does − release e motion easily

⇒ (past) 35,040 hours = e vacuum + chaos↵

→ is y

previous 1 (t) of (A+ N)

N remained (N) unchanged value.

N asks for (?) 2 solve problem

+ (A) 2 use ™㋿qualities

2 set

(n) free


a simple confirmation of equation accuracy

will resolve complexity

of mathematical confusion"



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"If your calls

were measures of Time,

a day would last a century

and in between us

would be

an Eternity."



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"Interjections

(from a play never written)


1: I come from another planet


2: Which planet is that?


1: The earth."



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"When Mathematics unfold through Origamis, when video games target Medicine and Education, when architecture embraces nature, when we defy gravity, when physics dance, and dance clubs play Einstein, when we stop playing war, when TV starts saying something, when we produce without wasting, when engineering meets humanity’s primary needs, when all of these are not just casualties, but a standard we all live UP to:


Then we’ll know. I’ll know: we really live in the 21st century."



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"To win or to experience? that is the question"



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"Au pire des cas,

je realize que le pire n’existe pas"



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"Worst case scenario,

I realize the worst does not exist"



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"If nothing ends, where do we begin?"



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“Let’s create positive change on this planet; With either: the hyper sophisticated tools we have, or the mobile device we are”



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“There is a Revolution, it’s a human and technological revolution”



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"That is why we are here, for the infinite quest into the unknown. It’s irrational. It makes no sense. There is no purpose other than endlessly figuring out what the purpose is."



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"Our minds are expanding. Our mental maps are changing. We are taking the whole universe in."



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"Today, we can externalize our ambitions, Propel ourselves at thousands of miles an hour, Escape velocity, catch an orbit, and arrive elsewhere. And the rocket can be as literal or as metaphorical as we want it to be. It’s our theater to make."



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"Scientifically: we are part of one diverse, dynamic, delicate, and dysfunctional interconnected system. Culture."



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"If we are to become a multi-planetary civilization, we must embody the fundamentals of what it takes to be a good steward on this planet. Think about the countries orbiting us right now, cooperating on a daily basis, performing research for everybody down on Earth. What a hopeful example they set for us. Let's scale that!"




Drawing by Natasha Tsakos



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