"Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man." -- Heidegger
Experiment in free beauty
I had never seen this story before, but it's apparently famous and the writer won a Pulitzer for it. What would happen if you took one of the world's greatest violinists, dressed him like a street musician, and had him play a D.C. Metro station at rush hour, on a $3.5 million Stradivarius, for 45 minutes? Probably not what you think.