Agree? Disagree? Can the master succeed if the student fails to surpass them? Can you think of any notable examples either way?
I'm in the Simon Reynolds lineage. I don't want to kill him. I'm also in the Grapejuice lineage and I don't want to kill them either. I'm partly being influenced and Lear I got from people. I dont want to play that down. But it's also having some essential identity with them. Members of the same tribe. So when you first encounter their work, there's instant recognition.