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Paul Henrickson, Professor (retired)
Date submitted: 5/17/98

Academia has played a truly vital and highly significant role in the modern "renaissance" of creative production (in art & science). The relationship is a little tricky,however, a little like the simbiotic one between ants & aphids.

Tamed artists in a protected environment may not develop the independence to produce works which should be of interest to academia..

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