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#16 - Picture  [+] (8 new replies) 08/27/2014 on eye level +80
User avatar #28 - knightmrku (08/27/2014) [-]
The best
#23 - kaboomz (08/27/2014) [-]
#22 - megayoming (08/27/2014) [-]
#26 - hashtronaut (08/27/2014) [-]
here, help me help you
User avatar #29 - hashtronaut (08/28/2014) [-]
people are really thumbing this down for giving them an easier version to read? lol fj logic.
#21 - spanishninja (08/27/2014) [-]
this is why the internet is great
#18 - madmanransom (08/27/2014) [-]
User avatar #24 - kandazz (08/27/2014) [-]
It always freaks me out now, when I don't see another pair of glasses under the ones he pulls off.
#357 - Thanks Aristocrat 08/24/2014 on We're relevant! +5
#4 - Picture 08/14/2014 on MY OWN WHAT? NO PLS +3
#11 - Why would he be? 08/08/2014 on Shrimp +1
#7 - Picture 08/05/2014 on pat -1
#24 - ghupft wie ghatscht  [+] (4 new replies) 08/05/2014 on This is sausage to me 0
#33 - gercornholio (08/05/2014) [-]
oder Neudeutsch: Wayne interessierts?
User avatar #84 - summerbreeze (08/06/2014) [-]
noch besser^^ also ich finde deutsch ist schon ziemlich geil
#56 - draaaaiven (08/05/2014) [-]
Des kannsch halde wie sella uffm dach
User avatar #83 - flemmi (08/06/2014) [-]
ich hatte nur an "das ist mir..." gedacht. aber da muss es ja noch viel mehr geben.
#23 - Comment deleted 08/05/2014 on This is sausage to me 0
#9 - Motha. ****** . Slayer. 08/04/2014 on neat +1
#89 - thank mr skeltal 08/04/2014 on WELCOME TO THE RAVEYARD 0
#139 - Please, go ahead.  [+] (1 new reply) 01/06/2014 on Chin choppa chin choppa +1
#140 - pkrbarmovie (01/06/2014) [-]
Okay, here we go: what we call art is, I should argue, a creative, human endeavor which's only purpose is aesthetic admiration. By this decree, it is obvious that the only way to qualify art is through aesthetic means (how much intellectual and emotional pleasure one can receive from it). If we take this definition of art, anything can be art as long as a human being makes it. This is obviously a faulty definition, because the word becomes almost totally vacuous and obsolete.

So, the next definition, most commonly used, is: a creative, human endeavor which's only aim is a high degree of aesthetic quality. By this decree, only objects (or performances in music or acting) that give way to a considerably high amount of intellectual and emotional stimulation would be considered art. In that sense, it is easy to comprehend that many good books, movies or pieces of music are art, whilst popular fiction, blockbuster movies and pop music (think Justin Bieber) would normally be deemed only entertainment.

A creative activity can then be considered an art form if it allows its products to be of a high aesthetic quality. The only way to verify this is to see whether the activity's "medium specificity" naturally allows for it.

Video games contain extreme beauty and interesting stories at times, but we can still not call them "art". The stories are a separate art form themselves (intrisically found and specific to movies and language (literature)), the graphic beauty also (visual art) and ditto for musical pieces (intrinsic to music).

Being a game, a video game's medium specificity is play (or interactivity). This activity possess no beauty whatsoever. If it did, we would call poker, chess, and pool as art forms. They are not, they are games.

Video games however are a hodgepodge of artistic and non-artistic activities. But the natural core of them are non-artistic.

Thus, video games contain aesthetic elements but are not intrinsically art.
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