Saturday, March 6, 2010

Around Oscar-Time

...FLG often hears directors and actors self-congratulate themselves about making the audience feel some truth of the human condition.

Whenever he hears this, FLG immediately thinks of Book X of Plato's Republic:
And the tragic poet is an imitator, and therefore, like all other imitators, he is thrice removed from the king and from the truth

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