Thursday, January 31, 2008

Pet Theories

"Theory" has alienated so many intelligent people because "theorists" often approach their "theories" as if they were laws. The apex of this approach seemed to coincide with an interest on many people's part with "Political Correctness." Both tendencies seemed to turn many artists into cops...a job that has never interested me. "Theory" at least might be rehabilitated if we think of Theory (capitol T) as "pet"theories... thought experiments. Thoughts that we can play with. In that sense I think that theory is implicit in my daily existence. Perhaps you might find this to be true for yourself as well.

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