Re: Heroes

Cal Eastman (shiva@FREENET.SCRI.FSU.EDU)
Sun, 15 May 1994 08:37:28 18000

> >What is it that we recognize when we pay homage "to an athlete dying
> >young?" Is it not the same striving for excellence that we recognize in
> >the artist, craftsman, student, or scientist?
> I have been arguing that it should not be (the same strinving). What
> esle do we pay homage to in the case of an athlete? Nothing. Artists,
> scientists, humaninsts contribute with spiritual creations which should
> last forever when they have a "true" value.
Perhaps we we honor the attempt at improvment-
perhaps there is as much art in running as in painting

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