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Subject: Re: [Leica] Constructive Criticism
From: S Dimitrov <>
Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2003 13:43:37 -0800
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Even a negative criticism has to have a pedagogic element to it. When
the extent of the criticism is just an irresponsible bluntness,  without
a recourse to a revelatory dialogue, then that can't qualify as a
critique. A critique is a dialogue, not a monologue. 
Slobodan Dimitrov

"SonC (Sonny Carter)" wrote:
> But in the case of "That's the worst picture I've ever seen," the
> criticism was clearly meant to be brutal, not brutally frank,
> especially when that was the extent of the criticism.
> That's when I understand that great phrase, (was it you or Slobadon
> posted,) "draw the veil of charity."h
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