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Re: original vs. good

Hedewa7@aol.com wrote:
> kungha@earthlink.net writes:
> >I do agree that the attempt to be original usually insures being more
> >influenced by everyone else.
> huh?
> and i thought that influence doesn't preclude originality..... given 
>that i
> don't/can't/don't wanna work inna vacuum.....
> dt / s-c
 What I meant was that making an extreme effort to be
simple,original,creative; often involves(for me anyway)a kind of
reaction that limits the depth or freedom of my expression.I end up
refering to past influences or ideas because they're what I have left.