Art is not truth.
Truth is expressed in words; art is expressed in feeling.
Truth conforms to reality; art invents reality.
Truth is subject to proof; art has nothing to do with proof.
And so forth.
Yes, I know, “Art” and “Truth” are both noble and high-minded and all that, and therefore they are often associated, in a hopeful way. But they are apples and oranges.
Clarity is important. Keep things where they belong.
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