Epigraph: 'As I see it, painting and religious experience are the same thing, and what we are all searching for is the understanding and realisation of infinity.' - Ben Nicholson
Cruelty has a Human Heart,/ And Jealousy a Human Face; /Terror the Human Form Divine,/ And Secrecy the Human Dress./ The Human Dress is forged in Iron,/ The Human Form a fiery Forge,/ The Human Face a Furnace seal'd,/ The Human Heart its hungry Gorge. -William Blake
They love truth when it reveals itself, and they hate it when it reveals themselves. -Saint Augustine
He becomes beyond all others the great Invalid, the great Criminal, the great Accursed One - and the Supreme Knower. For he reaches the unknown. -Rimbaud
Writing Disability in Australia:
See C.A. Cranston's dissertation 'Deformity as Device in the Twentieth-century Australian Novel'.
'The article offers information on writer Patrick White. White wrote several plays and novels. The play "The Ham Funeral" was written by him on the eve of his traveling from London, England to Australia in the year 1947. White wrote the novels "Voss" in 1957, "The Vivisector" in the year 1970, and the "Shepherd on the Rocks."' (Publication abstract)