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Re: [BKARTS] Patriot act takes an artist (good!)



And you idea of "gone too far" is also part of the control agenda.

B
----- Original Message -----
From: Barbara Mortkowitz <martakovich@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date:         Tue, 8 Jun 2004 14:15:36 -0700
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Patriot act takes an artist  (good!)

> I love politics and art, but this email (below) has gone too far.
> And I contend that oftentimes one who is very knowledgeable about a
> particular subject has a right to be 'positive'  and that is not a
> sign of a lazy mind.  Accusing someone of not knowing art if it
> jumped up and bit 'your' ass is a very lazy way of giving positive
> criticism.
> Bruce, I'm disappointed in your responses.
>
>
>
> >It's clear that nothing anyone could say, or any "facts" presented
> >would change your view.  I have no idea of your political affliation
> >(nor do I wish to know) but your exposition of "facts" smacks of
> >typical neo-con dogma-designed to instill "fear" and maintain
> >"power".
> >      Being so positive about one's own opinions is the sign of a
> >lazy mind and besides, my guess is you wouldn't know "art" if it
> >jumped up and bit your ass.
> >
> >Bruce
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: DT Fletcher <FletcherOR@xxxxxxx>
> >Date:         Mon, 7 Jun 2004 20:22:09 EDT
> >To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Patriot act takes an artist  (good!)
> >
> >  > In a message dated 6/7/04 4:43:34 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> >  > ruth.roberson@xxxxxxxxxx writes:
> >  >
> >  > << If you go to their website, you will see what they were doing was quite
> >  >  harmless. >>
> >  >
> >  > Really?
> >  >
> >  >  So, I guess that you would welcome amateur production of biological agents
> >  > next door to you, that is, as long as they say that it's artistic and thus
> >  > "harmless."   In a word; gullible.
> >  >
> >  > And, yes, I read all the articles on this, including the one on the
> >  > BostonGlobe website.  In fact, it wasn't until I got the entire
> >story and fully
> >  > understood what this nut was doing in his home that I got
> >turned-off on the entire
> >  > thing.   Simply put: using one's home for the production of
> >biological agents
> >  > (e-coli and others) is not art, it's wrong. If I knew somebody was doing so
> >  > anywhere near my neigborhood, I would get extremely upset and I
> >would hope that
> >  > most thinking-folks would too.
> >  >
> >  > Rgds,
> >  > Dean
> >  >
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