“I see things that are impossible to believe and experience people and situations that permanently misplace my previous knowledge constructs. And losing my conceptual frameworks and assumptions is not unlike losing the backpacks upon immigrating to Israel. I possess nothing more than a temporary understanding. And Iâ€™m unexpectedly grateful.
If I tried to control reality by making sense of it, by needing certainties and truths, I would miss all that is invisible and obscure and overlook the fluid places where magic lies. I gather my knowledge in fragments, and when they begin to form into a solid, singular piece, I break them apart by the introduction of another fragment. When the fragments crash, it sounds like heavy metal played by forest creatures in leather dunce caps and frayed silk wings. Itâ€™s haunting.
I call on us to experience the joy of relinquishing the judgments weâ€™ve made. Letâ€™s fight when we want to surrender and surrender when we want to fight. Letâ€™s live as a deranged creature, hungry for the unknown, repeatedly ripping up plans and blueprints to see what emerges from nothingness, from bare faith. ”
–Anita Doron, Filmmaker–
From her great TED Fellow talk, murmured from stage in a way that was deliciously transfixing, and did derange.