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Help! / A Moral Dilemma - separating the art from the artist
« on: 04 October, 2020, 09:22:24 PM »
Simply put, can you separate the art from the artist?

In this particular instance I'm referring to a popular female English author known for her series of children's fantasy novels. But feel free to substitute her for any other famous figure in the entertainment business mired in controversy.

Should people boycott her movies for example? Given that so many other people worked on and put their talents into making them? Because at the end of the day they are still her properties and she still benefits financially. Same with the video games, toys and so on...

And if the answer is no then where is the line drawn? I'm guessing there isn't a soul out there today who, being aware of his crimes, would wear a Gary Glitter t-shirt.

Finally how much input does the person have to have in a project before it becomes unacceptable to support it. Specifically I have the Lostprophets in mind here. Should their work be ignored because of one person?

It would be interesting to hear how other people deal with/view these moral dilemmas :)

Welcome to the board / Aha!
« on: 04 October, 2020, 05:43:53 PM »
Knowing me RocketMother, knowing you the 2000ad forums, aha.

British expatriate living in sunny (and covid ridden) Florida...

I like comics, games, blah blah blah....you know me, I'm like you, which is precisely why I'm here.

Look forward to chatting to you all on the boards.


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