----- Original Message -----Sent: 12/8/2004 8:01:55 PMSubject: Re: LOOPERS and VISUAL ARTISTSBill,
What I meant with the comment originally was nothing more than
that we seem to live in a hyper-stimulating media environment
and among hyper-stimulated media hungry consummers/addicts
on whom simpler, subtler artistic pleasures are now largely lost.
No news there.
Fortunately none of my kids is AD(H)D -- if that's the correct
designation, thank God. I do have a son with genuinely diagnosed
Asperger's Syndrome . . . but that's another story altogether.
I was trying to make a social comment/observation . . . not a
tEd ® kiLLiAn
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In the mid-18th century, the Maillardet brothers created an
astonishing robot writer-draftsman that could write poetry
and do amazing drawings of ships and buildings. Around the
same time, Jacques de Vaucanson created his infamous
mechanical defecating duck, which could eat, digest and
all the rest. Furthermore, he also created a flute-playing
musician android, which offered 12 tunes it could play
to quite pleasing effect.