Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Art v Politics


Politics divides people, whereas art unites people. 
Politics draws on resentment, whereas art draws on gratitude. 
Politics is about power, whereas art is about sharing.
Politics is opinionated, whereas art is open ended. 
Politics is about control, whereas art is about creation. 
Politics is stressful, whereas art is soothing. 
Politics denies life, whereas art affirms life. 
Politics kills, whereas art saves. 
Politics destroys, whereas art preserves. 
Politics obfuscates, whereas art clarifies. 
Politics is based on falsehood, whereas art is based on truth. 
Politics is base, whereas art is noble. 
Politics is based on fear, whereas art is based on love.
Politics numbs the mind, whereas art expands the mind. 
Politics enslaves, whereas art liberates.
Politics encourages uniformity, whereas art encourages diversity. 
Politics is ugly, whereas art is beautiful. 
Politics is ephemeral, whereas art endures. 

In short:

Art is good.
Politics is bad.