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( By action of course I do not mean merely physical action : from the standpoint of the theatre a character who says , I have a headache , performs an action as much as one who falls off a steeple . ) When the plays these authors write ...
But the end of the artist and the end of other men are different , for the end of the artist is production while the end of other men is right action . And so the artist's attitude to life is in a certain way peculiar to himself .
But goodness is shown in right action and who can tell in this meaningless world what right action is ? It is not action that aims at happiness ; it is a happy chance if happiness results . Plato , as we know , enjoined upon his wise ...
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