Mudcat Café message #2554571 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #116964   Message #2554571
Posted By: Sleepy Rosie
01-Feb-09 - 01:25 PM
Thread Name: Why folk clubs are dying
Subject: RE: Why folk clubs are dying
For my own part, whatever the craft or art, wherever there is genuine Love, there beauty and joy may be also be found.

And while I find the notion that there may be those out there who appear to evince a complacent absence of love for their craft somewhat bemusing, I also believe that where there is genuine love, then ample latitude may be allowed for relative aesthetic merits and degrees of ability.

I also believe imperfection to be an essential element of anything aesthetically beautiful. Without some imperfection comes inauthenticity and sterility. Perfection is fraudulent. We feel it in our gut, we instinctively know these are intricately constructed forgeries of the truth. And we feel betrayed and empty. No love, no anima or pneuma, no communion.