Ti-Grace Atkinson pointed out … that there is an enormous gap between what one can do and what one can imagine doing. Humans have what she referred to as a “constructive imagination” which, though obviously a blessing in some ways, is also a source of great frustration. For it provides a constant tease of imagined accomplishments and imagined threats—to neither of which are we physically equal.

Marilyn Frye (via baaadnewsbears)