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Re: Art Subjects Children Prefer

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henry (taylorh)
Mon, 09 Jun 1997 06:58:05 -0700 (MST)

On Sun, 8 Jun 1997, Ruth Voyles wrote:

> Then, I tell them they cannot decide they like it or don't without reasons,
> in other words there are no wrong or right answers to the question of
> whether or not a work of art is good or bad, as long as they state their
> reasons for making the judgement.

Well put, Ruth! It's an important point, I think, especially today, when
so many make the political judgement that discrimination of difference,
judgement, good/bad, right/wrong are "irrelevant" (or perhaps "Wrong")
and that we have "outgrown" such things.