Treatise on Art & Science

                    
Human brain is perhaps a never ending paradox. A place where prejudice and logic resides without any confrontation. 
And rightly so as normal human beings we all see and perceive things around us differently, while some may say what about those artistic maestros or scientific geniuses as they might view the world around us in a different light altogether.
Perhaps I would agree with this statement but what’s more important is that these great men and women were able to interpret their thoughts to others.
The teenage viewers of this blog would somehow agree with me that, at times they find it difficult to express their thoughts to the outer world, and why only them every person has gone through a phase when they felt this difficulty.
I believe that each one of carries some unique idea, it may be a masterpiece of art or some scientific breakthrough. The key lies in expressing that idea, as that’s what segregates the ‘Greats’ from the ordinary.
Now more into our topic, science and art
are results of our thoughts, one is fuelled by observations while the other is instigated by imagination respectively. Yet, both science and art remains interconnected. As some say to create a cloth of wonders we need the fabrics of science and art. For centuries, philosophers, thinkers and psychologists have segregated humans into two primary groups, based on their thinking we have resorted to label human brain being either virtuoso or boffin.
But perhaps their lies another type, a brain which has developed a Nexus of science and art. A select few who somehow manage to see the world in both scientific and artistic perceptions, and most notable of them was obviously the great Leonardo Da Vinci, a scientific maestro in his own right. There are many unnamed ones too. Persons who while standing in the rain, would recall the water cycle and also weave words describing the beauty of the downpour. One who would sketch out beautiful faces, people who would think beyond the realm of realism. At some point both scientists and artists think beyond the box as that’s where ideas exist.
Its not always easy to make the society understand about the potential of our thoughts. They either question its credibility or brand it as impossible, little do they understand that the entire foundation of human civilization was based on impossible ideas. We’ve often seen parents pressing their children to pursue science, while strangling the artist within. Perhaps the blame lies on the society and its system, we all have been too busy to understand the beautiful balance between art and science. We all are busy chasing breakthroughs in medicine, electronics, machineries that we forget a simple ‘observation’ that after a weary day it is music that soothes the mind and not some equation of physics. It’s always poetry that calms us during our weakest moments. Its a great thing to invent and discover new things, as the future of human race depends on it, but sometimes it becomes a necessity to keep discovering new things and take a step discovering ourselves.
The search for reason of everything around by peeling off the logic and rules of science one by one can be as fulfilling and enthralling as music or literature or any art form. 
It depends on the human brain, who interprets that. If not interpreted properly any art form can be as meaningless as a mathematics theorem. 
All our brain want is packets of information and try to process that. We train ourselves formally (school/college education) and non-formally (continuous learning) to interpret those constantly streaming information received by our sense organs. The better we are trained, the more engrossing our lives will be. It is like an adventure, a journey. Only a small percentage of genetic involvement makes use aligned towards a particular set of information. 
Few people have the ability to get fascinated in multiple forms of information. They are the most privileged as well as confused ones.
While concluding this blog, I would like to quote the great Albert Einstein, who was been a benchmark in scientific world and also among those few who understood the fine balance between art and science, as he himself was a very good musician.
“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.”
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