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Hitchcock and the Sleight of Hand

The notion that a film director has a duty of fair play to his audience as it pertains to the truth content of the film’s narrative shows the level of craft and consideration Hitchcock had for his work. Certainly, preserving the narrative continuity of suspense at the expense of lying to the audience was the right decision—a masterful and beautiful lie.

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Pathology of Looking

There are two ideas to consider here: the notion that an individual who cannot make, or chooses not to make, creates through the act of sharing in the form of on-line curation; while, the individual who can make chooses instead to curate as a means towards influence by way of imitation. I would say that both intentions are born out of the same pathology—the covetous of seeing.