10.11.2011 The month spent going around in cycles is broken. As soon as we recognize that we can't escape the cycles, our hero emerges. Life enacts this kind of justice. There may very well be some larger purpose to our hero's life, some mystical reason he is here on Earth, or some symbolic meaning attached to his every action and he may come to know or not know these things. But there can be no doubt that in order to survive to know any of this he has to breathe air, eat food, and interact with others.

The kind of justice that awaits our hero requires responsibility but rewards novelty. In Zen the saying goes, "Before enlightenment, chop wood and carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood and carry water." And if our hero finds himself well short of enlightenment, he has seen enough of the inner world to know how to be with it, honor it, and get his chores done.

In chapter two the story came from inside, improvisation was followed by reason. For this next section, the story is about moving that inner life into the outside world and so we will let reason will come first. Let's see how the how the improvisor reacts to the change and what kinds of new drawings appear.
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