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THE POINT

Art-Making in a Troubled World

BY WONG WAI YIN 

Illustration by Lisk Feng.
How does a person—for example, Kafka—sincerely believe that he must throw away his fate (and to him, to throw away his fate is to stay close to the truth), that he must become a writer? Perhaps this is an impenetrable mystery. And if there really is an answer to the question, then it can only be said that this mystery comes from some sort of artistic license (an ability to indiscriminately influence every moment or every outcome—positive or negative).
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