Quote Originally Posted by juan
Are we all pre-conditioned by what we have been taught is art?
Yes, of course we are. That and more, much more. We are complex beings, and everything in our lives has *some* effect on the way we "see" and react to, our own individual "worlds".

We do posess free will, and we can choose our own individual paths through, and with, that pre-conditioning.

Possibly one definition of art (among many) is "A narrative of our experiences along those paths".