From: Michael Betancourt (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Jun 29 2006 - 07:09:43 PDT
On 6/28/06, Cari Machet <email suppressed> wrote:
> other animals that i know of make art
> i knew an amazing gorilla named phil
> that placed alot of release energy on pissing and throwing his food and
> shit at people staring at him in the zoo
> he was very famous
> and now is stuffed as a zoo display
> (yay taxidermy)
> to me that is high level performance art
> beyond that fluxus states that "art = life" so...
> guess we need to look up 'meaning' in the dic
I'm not going to argue with you about this. Clearly you don't know what I
think, and instead of answering the disucssion, you want to make a
discussion where you can call others names. That is both rude and
But, my views are much more like those of the complex adaptive systems
> > theorists who describe all interactions as "interpretations"
> sounds anthropocentric
> i don't think the interaction of oxygen and plant life is an
Interaction as in interactive engagement with the environment. Even bacteria
do this, so I don't know what you're talking about.
transformation yes but...
> - how sad -
> > > i am more of a rationalist
> > > i have respect for all life forms
> > >
> > I don't see how you got that I am not/do not from what I have said here
> > or elsewhere in the past.
> well what u are stating here does not express respect in my mind
> saying our processies are beyond other processies isn't respect to me
> make an argument for how it is
I did't say that. That would be in your mind.
It is not an excuse to be rude or condescending to someone you don't even
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