[T]here is in human existence a principle of indeterminacy, and this indeterminacy is not only for us, it does not stem from some imperfection of our knowledge, and we must not imagine that any God could sound our hearts and minds and determine what we owe to nature and what to freedom. Existence is indeterminate in itself, by reason of its fundamental structure, and in so far as it is the very process whereby the hitherto meaningless takes on meaning . . .
—Maurice Merleau-Ponty The Phenomenology of Perception
It is when working on movements which are still irresolute, unstilled, which may not either be called diversions or laws, works of art or theorems, movements which, when completed, lose their likeness to each other, that ...