Balkanized types of intelligence

The theory might make sense, but I am always rather surprised, in practice, at how artistic sensitivity can exist in a brain that habitually rejects intellectual nuance. That the mental equivalent of paint-by-numbers or an out-of-tune garage band can come from a painter or musician is a testament to the division of labor in the brain, and a haphazard course of personal development.

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