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If you’ve ever been on a road trip, there are two things you have learned. The first is that there is never a restaurant where you want to eat near you when you are actually hungry, and the second is that your mind has plenty of time to think up things, spend a ton of time thinking about them, and then get you to interesting thoughts. Ryan had this experience recently on a 20-hour road trip with his family, especially after his 11-year-old daughter remarked that “we don’t take the time to make things beautiful.”
This week Ryan and Garreth sit down to unpack what it means to take the time to make something beautiful. In today’s contorted language, this phrase may seem highly contentious and maybe even impossible to decipher, but there may actually be a good way to understand how something can actually be made in a way that ends in beauty, no matter what the aesthetic clothing that beauty wears.
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