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Re: "Morning Has Broken"

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Maggie White (mwhite)
Sun, 11 Apr 1999 18:28:29 -0700

This thread is bringing up some interesting philosophical questions. I
remember reading an essay by a man named Bullough in grad school,
something like "Psychic Distance," and how our own experiences and
feelings color our perceptions of art.


BluesTruth wrote:
> I refuse to see Woody Allen's movies too (no loss---they weren't that good
> anyway),
> and I am also uncomfortable about Cat Steven's religion. It's a weird
> situation.
> When Elia Kazan got the award at the Academy Awards, I was very miffed; yet
> "On the Waterfront" was one of my favorite movies. It really depends on the
> person. I suppose you can separate the personal life and his/her
> professional contribution and talents for some people----or you can forgive
> them, i.e., in the case of Vanessa Williams. (Miss America?)
> If they are the likes of O.J. Simpson....that's another story.
> BT (Jill)