The article brings to light the relevance of what one pays attention to and how, whether consciously or subliminally, it can determine not only our perceptions but also our directions in life. This type psychological screening is helpful in understanding oneself and one's values.
Rand's _Romantic Manifesto_ missed a great portion of the arts and its limited views on what Rand found to be worthy of being called art and the arts. In that she favored the Romantic period and could not grasp modern arts, I found her positioning quite weak and bland.
At 07:43 AM 8/25/98 -0400, you wrote:
>Will Wilkinson's essay "Making Sense of Sense of Life" is at:
>This is an essay on the idea of "sense of life," which is a big part of
>the Objectivist theory of art. I'd like to know what Extropians and
>transhumanists think of it, especially if it fits into their views of art.
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