[NetBehaviour] This song

Alan Sondheim sondheim at panix.com
Fri Jan 8 21:24:04 CET 2016


listening and really like the music, I do think when you say " he will sit
> holding a book in front of his nose, and turn over the pages with a
> thoughtful aspect, but his actions have for him no real meaning." - that 
this severely underestimates animal consciousness -

Thanks for the music!, Alan




On Fri, 8 Jan 2016, Pall Thayer wrote:

> 
> The title of this song is:
> 
> "Every work of art is the child of its age and, in many cases, the mother of
> our emotions. It follows that each period of culture produces an art of its
> own which can never be repeated. Efforts to revive the art-principles of the
> past will at best produce an art that is still-born. It is impossible 
for us
> to live and feel, as did the ancient Greeks. In the same way those who
> strive to follow the Greek methods in sculpture achieve only a similarity of
> form, the work remaining soulless for all time. Such imitation is mere
> aping. Externally the monkey completely resembles a human being; he will sit
> holding a book in front of his nose, and turn over the pages with a
> thoughtful aspect, but his actions have for him no real meaning."
> 
> https://soundcloud.com/pall-thayer/jamsession-session
> 
> --
> P Thayer, Artist
> http://pallthayer.dyndns.org
> 
>

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