I thought we were talking about art.
Well, 3 paragraphs above, you wrote 'artistic qualities', which is what I responded to, but now it seems to have "devolved" into 'aesthetic merits'. Changing one's mind or shifting the focus is fair enough, but I'm starting to feel like I might need some crampons. ;)
Do you collect stamps? I've never really cared for geography as a kid, but as an adult am quite taking to it. Perhaps we will visit Tajikistan someday.
Not if the crux of the matter is an internal state. Doubt must be with the artist. I suggest it may be metaphorically akin to the idea of *innocent until proven guilty*, with the qualification that, even if "found guilty" by jury, there will nonetheless, and perhaps always be, that *absolute element of doubt*. Judgements are distinctly different from truth. If you wish to talk about artistic judgements, and confuse judgments with truth, that's your prerogative of course, but the burden of proof is with you, and while you may be right in the final analysis, you may still be wrong.
OJ Simpson was acquitted, but he'll take the truth to his grave.
Why not? Support your contention.
Then we'll just read it and leave it at that. :)
Just because you are choosing to attempt to willfully do something, doesn't mean you are or will be successful-- at least not completely... And you did mention 'completely' above.
The flouride in your local water is in your bones.