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Expensive Paintings

2023-06-30 00:00:00 / episode: 165

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"Expensive paintings.

I remember as a child we had a board game.

I forget the name of the board game, but we had to uh learn a lot of expensive paintings.

Fortunately, I didn't have to learn the names of the painters.

Just the painting themselves.

So I got some exposure to a lot of these famous paintings.

Frankly, I thought they were really boring and I've seen some of those paintings since now.

I'm not an art expert.

I'm not an artist and I haven't studied art history or anything like that.

But these paintings just plain look boring to me.

I don't really care for expensive paintings.

The old, old expensive paintings.

Well, they look old and the new expensive paintings, they're usually modern art and they look boring.

They look weird and strange and I don't understand them and I don't care to understand them.

I don't have any particular desire to try.

I don't want expensive paintings in my house unless it's beautiful.

Now, that's the difference.

But once again, it comes back to yesterday's topic.

I don't want expensive things in my house.

If I saw a beautiful, expensive painting, I'd like to get a copy of it.

And that's easy.

These days, there's all sorts of art shops and online poster shops that will sell you copies of expensive paintings.

If you really want to see the real thing, go to the museum and let, let the museums keep them where everybody can access this beautiful thing if it is beautiful and that keeps your house safe, that keeps your bankbook safe and it keeps your heart happy because you can still see the art as a copy.

You can put it on your computer or on, on the wallpaper of your smartphone, you can put it on your wall.

If you like expensive paintings are beautiful and wonderful things, we should treasure them, but I don't think we should hide them away in our homes where nobody else can see them.

What do you think?"