Brian Little doubts that most people really would like to be like those creative people, had they known about all the catches that came with the territory: eccentricity, social isolation or higher risk for depression and anxiety to list a few of them. There are countless examples of highly regarded creative people who failed in ‘Life’. Nicola Tesla and Vincent van Gogh, to name just two hunter-gatherer types, both died lonely and in poverty.

— Andreas Hofer and Adrienn Raczi, Born Different