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Tom Wolfe
(1931-____) born on
Mar 2
US journalist, author. He is best known for his bestseller "The Right Stuff," about the U.S. space program.
         
   
F
My parents must have had tough decisions to make, but I was never called on to bear witness to their anxiety. To some people that might sound like repression, but I think repression can be a positive value.

R
The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather short time and it's an example of freedom from religion.
A
Frankly, these days, without a theory to go with it, I can't see painting.
N
We are always acting on what has just finished happening. It happened at least 1/30th of a second ago. We think we're in the present, but we aren't. The present we know is only a movie of the past.
K
The notion that the public accepts or rejects anything in modern art. . . is merely romantic fiction. . . . The game is completed and the trophies distributed long before the public knows what has happened.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: F
R: F
A: The Painted Word, 1975
N: Ken Kesey's philosophy, as explained in The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, ch. 11 (1968).
K: The Painted Word, ch. 2 (1975).
   


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