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David Foster Wallace on Art vs. TV and the Motivation to be Smart

David Foster Wallace on Art vs. TV and the Motivation to be Smart | Authenticity | Scoop.it
"…what we need…is seriously engaged art that can teach us again that we're smart."

In early 1996, journalist David Lipsky accompanie
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Authenticity means truth means effort means art? Compare and contrast the knowingness you get from a Tarantino movie?

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Authenticity means truth means effort not passivity . . . means art? Compare and contrast with the "knowingness" Tarantino gives a viewer?

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'Politics, I think, is uniquely full of bullshit. Uniquely full of people who don’t really have any moral inclination towards the truth.’

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Nate Silver interview: ‘Politics is uniquely full of bullshit’ - Spectator Blogs

Nate Silver interview: ‘Politics is uniquely full of bullshit’ - Spectator Blogs | Authenticity | Scoop.it
Nate Silver doesn't suffer fools gladly — especially fools who pass themselves off as experts. In the second chapter of his book, The Signal and the Noise: The Art and…
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'Politics, I think, is uniquely full of bullshit. Uniquely full of people who don’t really have any moral inclination towards the truth.’ Any thoughts?

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Matt Jordan's curator insight, May 17, 2013 6:49 AM

'Politics, I think, is uniquely full of bullshit. Uniquely full of people who don’t really have any moral inclination towards the truth.’