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“In Plato, art is mystification because there is the heaven of Ideas; but in the earthly domain all…”

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“In Plato, art is mystification because there is the heaven of Ideas; but in the earthly domain all glorification of the earth is true as soon as it is realized. Let people attach value to words, forms, colors, mathematical theorems, physical laws, and athletic prowess; let them accord value to one another in love and friendship, and the objects, the events, and the people immediately have this value; they have it absolutely.”

Simone de Beauvoir, The Ethics of Ambiguity

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