Sean Russell <ser / germane-software.com> wrote in message news:<3cdd8b3c / news.mhogaming.com>...
> 1) In Art, you create something that exists to be interpreted, and often, 
> the more ambiguity, the better.  The same art communicates something 
> different to each person.

The arts community is tolerant of different ideologies.  However, each
ideology has rather specific qualifications of what makes "good" art. 
The push for utterly ambiguous art either is from ideology, or the
deadening effect of commodification.

> I'm reminded of the adage:
> 
> "Artists look inside themselves for truth.
>  Mathemeticians look outside themselves for truth.
>  Psychologists say mathemeticians tend to be a lot happier than artists."

Where did this adage come from?   It seems to imply that
mathematicians throw livelier parties than artists... :-)

~ Patrick