John Polk wrote: Perhaps I am cynical. Do we need a high tech device to create "art", or is that best left to artists? If I need a glass bowl, I can get one at K-Mart for $1.29
There is a story in the Zen tradition about a monk who, after prolonged meditation, and in an elevated state of consciousness, walked on water, all the way across the lake, back to the monastery. He rushed in to tell the master of his achievement.
The Master replied "You idiot! For ten yen you could have taken the ferry!"