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The tortured artist is a long-lived symbol of what true genius is. Does it hold up? Does it mean that greatness is achieved through pain and suffering? We explore the great minds of history to see if it's true what John Dryden said: "Great wits are sure to madness near allied."

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The tortured artist is a long-lived symbol of what true genius is. Does it hold up? Does it mean that greatness is achieved through pain and suffering? We explore the great minds of history to see if it's true what John Dryden said: "Great wits are sure to madness near allied." Check out the full catalog of Conceit Media podcasts at www.conceit.audio. read more read less
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