Inner forces

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Inner Forces

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“Inner Forces” in my introspective paintings refer to forces that are within us. They can enliven us, support us, make us active, and give us a boost to make our dreams come true. Where do they come from? We always live in an ocean of forces. We breathe them, and we feed them. Our body is a machine that transforms air and food into energy, into movement, into thought, into action.

It’s our job to choose how we use these forces and what goal we aim for. Our inner forces go where our desires go and where we focus. Our life is the result of how we use them because nothing should be impossible, and no one should be able to force or limit us. Most of us use them to stay mediocre, to get involved in many meaningless skirmishes. Our lives become meaningless and sad; we entangle ourselves in a web of obligations, envy, possessiveness, and games. We don’t use our forces to become free, but to create new knots.

"The Choice" - Inner Forces (detail); acrylic on canvas; Aurora Mazzoldi
“The Choice”. Inner Forces (detail); acrylic on canvas; Aurora Mazzoldi.

Not everyone wants to hear these things, but we build our lives on them. There are no lucky or unlucky people in this world. There is only a person who uses forces to succeed or a person who uses them to fail. There is only one life, and it is a unique experience. On the path to introspection, there are no right or wrong emotional forces; only we get exactly what we are looking for.

We run into power games

To get it, we create absurd situations.

We fall into power games and build an illusionary world around.

We get lost in our imagination, just like children in a funfair. We also fear that reality will turn off the lights of our imaginary merry-go-round and make our lives miserable. But in doing so, we create imaginary worlds that are full of fear, uncertainty, and anxiety. And this too becomes reality.

So, we get into a vicious circle where one thing leads to another, and we get lost in a superficial and unstable world. We fear this situation. So we avoid reality and seek illusions. We hope to find truth in them, but they have none. Often, we don’t like reality, but only by living in close contact with it., life has a meaning, and we can appreciate its value.

Bambini al luna park
Source. Leonardo AI

If you would like to see something about power games, you can:

go to “Many Play Power Games

“In my introspective art… everything we do is potentially a game, and we are the ones who program it! Life gives us a wide range of possibilities, and every choice we make determines a very specific path. Our anxieties and fears can turn that path into a drama, even if our partners have made the same choices as we have. Our encounters are not predestined…”

“… Personality acts in spite of us. It is as if we had entrusted our lives to it. We are no longer free to choose. It will take our place in whatever happens, and it will make us make the same choices over and over again. We have become predictable. Occasionally we notice that we are repetitive, but we say to ourselves, ‘I am this way!’…”.

See the Mechanisms of Personality

The link below shows “how our inner movements can change outer reality. We build a spiral and we are at the center. We may think that outside things cause our moods. For example, indifference makes us despair and delay makes us impatient. But our moods depend on how we choose to react to them. My acrylic paintings show the thought forms and the invisible forces that surround us…”

See The Spiral of Life

Aurora Mazzoldi