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Re: It's Only a Movie
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1195  Tuesday, 30 April 2002

From:           Don Bloom <
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Date:           Monday, 29 Apr 2002 12:22:15 -0500
Subject: 13.1150 Re: It's Only a Movie
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.1150 Re: It's Only a Movie

Annalisa Castaldo replies:

>My point here is that the very terms
>"genius, truths, culture" are culturally and socially created. But I
>don't believe that realization should lead to throwing out the terms or
>the works formally designated as truthful or genius. We are, after all,
>social creatures who want to comfortably interact with each other and
>have common bonds. Just because there is no absolutely universal truth
>doesn't mean that more local truths aren't worthwhile.

As a matter of curiosity, how do we know that "there is no absolutely
universal truth"?

Cheers,
don

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