|23-08-2009, 09:29 PM||#1|
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|23-08-2009, 11:38 PM||#2|
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Thanks for that, Diane.
Darwin seemed to spend most of his life with some illness symptoms, but even when he felt debilitated he could still cross the Patagonian Andes on foot, in autumn, or spend days on end with his collections and experiments.
The intense need to be creative and to be left alone for its expression probably requires a respectful degree of unwellness.
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