Bertrand Russell wrote, "I found one day in school a boy of medium size ill-treating a smaller boy. I expostulated, but he replied, "The bigs hit me, so I hit the babies; that's fair." In these words, he epitomized the history of the human race."
A modern Transcendentalist may be an artist due to the immense imagination it takes to create an artwork. Imagination was one of the the 5 i's. Transcendentalists emphasized the importance of having new ideas. By being creative, one expresses their opinions and feelings.