Re: Essence Vital (was)Ahumans

Date: Thu Jan 20 2000 - 17:18:58 MST

In a message dated 1/20/2000 11:48:56 AM Pacific Standard Time, writes:

<< "Unique and valuable" to whom? It could be argued that the arrangement of
 those molecules that make up the Mona Lisa or the Declaration of Independence
 is no more unique and valuable than the information content of a rock, or
 more appropriately a person-made rock >>

 On a personal note:

    You have perfectly described the intense agony of authorship. Why not
many people have the guts or the insanity (whichever way you want to look at
it) to pursue the arts as a full time job.

     On the ( thankfully very few) days when I get up, and my paintings are
nothing more than oily molecules smeared on canvas, then life seems not worth

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