Reality is how we interpret it. Imagination and volition play a part in that interpretation. Which means that all reality is to some extent a fiction.
I’m still learning my craft.
How do you live with evil? Art is traditionally – certainly with my secular background – the answer but art is very self-referential whereas religion claims to go beyond the bounds of human existence.
Fanatics do not have faith – they have belief. With faith you let go. You trust. Whereas with belief you cling.
I love Canada. It’s a wonderful political act of faith that exists atop a breathtakingly beautiful land.
Every book I’ve written has been a different attempt to understand something and the success or failure of the previous one is irrelevant. I write the book I want.
If I didn’t have children I think my life would be a failure.
Cinema is visually powerful it is a complete experience reaches a different audience. It’s something I really like. I like movies.
I find that movies tend to fix the aesthetics of a story in people’s minds.