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On Kant: I know nothing else about him except he took a walk, and that’s about the extent of my knowledge. But he took a walk at three-thirty everyday… So when I was teaching a course for design students at SVA, one of the years we took this Kantian theme where you take a walk by yourself without your phone and your things and no music and no conversation, and you’re really able to experience what people do experience which is just the freedom of not thinking about something and the ability for a human being to experience the pleasure of everything that’s around them, so you get to this kind of giddy state… and all of a sudden problems are solved and ideas flood in and you don’t know where they came from. – Maira Kalman

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