• I want to overhear passionate arguments about what we are and what we are doing and what we ought to do. I want to feel that art is an utterance made in good faith by one human being to another. I want to believe there are geniuses scheming to astonish the rest of us, just for the pleasure of it.

    Marilynne Robinson (2014). “The Death of Adam: Essays on Modern Thought”, p.4, Picador