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Speaking of Daniel Quinn - If They Give You Lined Paper...

Write Sideways!

I wasn't smart enough to know that when I was in school, but it is what I've been striving for - when appropriate - since I escaped Institutional life.

Note that it isn't always appropriate, however. Sometimes the lines are quite helpful. Other times they're bullsh!t.

The important part is having a choice, and having the wisdom to exercise it.

When you're institutionalized, rare indeed it is when you have a choice.

All art is only done by the individual. The individual is all you ever have, and all schools only serve to classify their members as failures. E.H.