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Endurance of art

A picture paints a thousand words.  Myths provide value framework for a culture.  Ethics and morals, socio-political and family structures, ideals and values are all present in myth. Creation myths can help instruct us on the intrinsic values of a … Continue reading

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Can art influence society for both good and ill?

Art is a form of communication, perhaps the most lasting form of communication.  Stories become myth which become religion, which tell people how to behave and what societal norms expect of them.  Stories provide morals and pictures provide appearances.  Song … Continue reading

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Is creativity affected by one’s environment or culture?

Absolutely, in a variety of ways. The simplest is one cannot create if one does not have the tools to create. A child born into rural poverty will likely never become a world famous violin composer simply because the odds … Continue reading

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