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Originally posted by Dark Ghost
what is it specifically about this concept that is so intriguing to the creators of art and the audiences that experience it? I believe it is because this concept of "becoming what we once opposed" allows for the creators of art to explore the complexities and intricacies of the human psych. We can all relate to the feelings of conflict that arise within us when undergoing an experience that challenges our concrete beliefs. Denial, suppression, repression or projection might be one of our responses. Rarely do we want to face the conflict head on and we prefer to distance ourselves from it for as long as we can.
Why do you believe this theme is so popular in the arts and real life?
Originally posted by Bluesma
and when we step over that line, we break out of our own perception and experience "other".
A petit mort, the ego fears it, but the soul celebrates it,
for these are the moments of Oneness and truth