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Susan Sontag
(1933-2004) born on
Jan 16
US author, critic. She was one of the most influential contemporary American critics, utilizing new sensibility to evaluate art.
The discovery of the good taste of bad taste can be very liberating. The man who insists on high and serious pleasures is depriving himself of pleasure; he continually restricts what he can enjoy. . .

Sanity is a cozy lie.
Taste has no system and no proofs.
The truth is balance. However the opposite of truth, which is unbalance, may not be a lie.
The love of the famous, like all strong passions, is quite abstract. Its intensity can be measured mathematically, and it is independent of persons.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Against Interpretation," in "Notes on 'Camp'," Note 54, 1964.
A: "Against Interpretation," 1961.
N: "Against Interpretation," "Simone Weil," 1966.
K: "The Benefactor," ch. 9, 1963.

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