I've missed sketching and this afternoon after my company left and my work was done, I sat down for a sketch. I've been thinking a lot about this image. I thought what would we all look like if our brain was on the outside and we thought of it as a fashion statement. Would we care if it appeared to have any activity, lit up with new learning processes? Would we care that our receiving brain would light up when people would talk to us and we could prove that we were good listeners? Would we care when we ran in to depressed brains or learning-disabled brains? Or when we saw an elderly brain light up with activity when we offered a kind word? Would we be impressed with brilliant brains and treat them different than damaged brains? Would we care that our memory section was colorful or lacking? Would it help to see the angry brain and either avoid it or soothe it with peaceful conversation? Would we care that crummy foods we eat deplete the color and activity of our fashion brain?
I think our brain is the heart of who we are. "As a man thinketh so is he". Proverbs 23: 7. What would happen if our brain was visible? ( the sketch was digitally enhanced at flickr)