The mind is essentially survival machine. Attack and defense against other minds, gathering, storing, and analyzing information – this is what it is good at, but it is not at all creative. All true artists create from a place of no mind, from inner stillness.

What it refers to here?
The mind, or what it is good at?

  • "it" refers to the mind
    – katatahito
    Jun 17, 2019 at 3:35

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"It" refers to "mind":

The author is claiming that "the mind is good at storing and analysing information, but the mind is not creative"

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