Re: Abstractism

From: Grant Callaghan (
Date: Mon Feb 04 2002 - 14:53:14 GMT

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    >On 02/03/02 23:37, Grant Callaghan said this-
    > >The
    > >doctor was not trying to put a thought into their minds with the ink
    > >but to pull one out.
    >I think there are enough criticisms about the Rorschach and other tests
    >of its type that purport that there is indeed a 'doctor trying to put a
    >thought into their minds', and that the setting and the context are prime
    >movers of this criticism.
    >Intent and meaning are often obscured within each other. The montage
    >school of cinema is based upon the elicitation of certain emotions and
    >reactions from (possibly) unrelated, and by themselves meaningless,
    >But, yes, the most valid criticism of such tests is that, indeed, nothing
    >but the bias and pretensions of the doctor are being exposed.
    >- Wade
    What you see is what you get. ;-)>


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