Alec Nevala-Lee

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Northrop Frye

Bigots and fanatics seldom have any use for the arts, because they’re so preoccupied with their beliefs and actions that they can’t see them as also possibilities. It’s possible to go to the other extreme, to be a dilettante so bemused by possibilities that one has no convictions or power to act at all. But such people are much less common than bigots, and in our world much less dangerous.

Northrop Frye, The Educated Imagination

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February 9, 2017 at 7:30 am

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