Author: DollarBlaster (---.adsl.wanadoo.nl)
Date: 08-25-05 09:06
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Twentieth-century art may start with nothing, but it flourishes by virtue of its belief in itself, in the possibility of
control over what seems essentially uncontrollable, in the coherence of the inchoate, and in its ability to create its own
T. S. Eliot
The aim off art is to represent not the outward appearance of
things, but their inward significance.
Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, coast
for a while, and then have a hell of a close.
What we have found in this country, and maybe we\'re more aware of it now,
is one problem that we\'ve had, even in the best of times, and that is the
people who are sleeping on the grates, the homeless, you might say, by