As I grew up I was continually to suffer hardships in different realms of life - in my family in my relationship to Japanese society and in my way of living at large in the latter half of the twentieth century.
I think it's a mistake to treat different realms of knowledge as if they are some how fundamentally the same.
Gay writers now have both a sense of history and the fables that allows them to dwell in the realms of the ridiculous and at the same time talk seriously about things.
To become truly immortal a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams.
It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom to move on in one's inward journey into new realms than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr as it is to be rash in battle.
In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits express your power and fulfill your potential... it's no different in the financial realm.