Thursday, June 7, 2012

"The Generosity of Criticism"

Judgment leans back in its chair and, exerting the bare minimum of energy, points a thumb up or down. But critique leans forward in its chair, poised and attentive, heeding and contemplating, digesting and imagining.

--Daniel Coffeen, in "The Generosity of Criticism," * on Thought Catalog

Thanks to Rachael Webster for this piece.

*Note: noxious ad and a bit of language at the source

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