Creation, for most of us, means building something greater than the sum of its parts. Contractors and architects do this. Programmers do this. Painters do this. They keep adding and adding until it gets closer to what they're after.

Sculptors don't do this. They chip and chisel until it starts looking right. The work they create exists by removing material until the work is resolved.

Of course, it’s scarier this way - you risk removing too much. You risk ruining everything with a single strike.

It’s much easier to keep adding, to keep producing, to keep doing. When we do it this way, we never have to stop...

But we'll never be finished, either.
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