"Only here, because of the illusion of intellectualism, our society separates the validity of human expression"
- Joseph Jarman
About this Quote
The quote suggests that our society worths intellectualism over human expression, bring about a splitting up between both. The focus put on intellectualism creates an illusion that human expression is not valid or important. This might lead to a lack of appreciation for forms of expression such as art or songs, which do not necessarily call for scholastic expertise or intelligence. The quote suggests a need for culture to identify the value of different types of expression, regardless of their degree of intellectualism.
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