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The problem with the walls surrounding the mind

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Creative freedom is a tricky thing. As artists we maintain a love/hate relationship with communication—on one hand we want to reach people, on the other hand we are afraid to lose our autonomy in a futile attempt to be accepted and understood (also known as “selling out”). This social anxiety is much discussed in communication […]

Hikikomori (ひきこもり or 引き籠もり Hikikomori?, literally "pulling away, being confined", i.e., "acute social withdrawal") is a Japanese term to refer to the phenomenon of reclusive people who have chosen to withdraw from social life, often seeking extreme degrees of isolation and confinement because of various personal and social factors in their lives.
May 31st, 2011