Who Will Teach Us How to Feel?
When art shrinks to the size of politics.
Modern art once had huge cultural influence. Today? Not so much.
Lisa Feldman Barrett
, for the shout-out in today's
. Your column today gave me the opportunity to construct the emotion of "pleasant surprise with a healthy dose of gratitude, a bit of pride, and (most importantly) hope."
“People with highly educated emotions can be astonished by the complexity of other people without feeling the need to judge them immediately as good or bad according to some political logic.” 👌
"Who Will Teach Us How to Feel?" "Now one gets the sense that not only is the personal political, but that the political has eclipsed the personal. What’s missing from most of these pieces is human contact and emotional range."