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#1 Posted by ANTHP2000 (20888 posts) - - Show Bio

As in music, imagery, literature. I often find myself doing so, but I think it has something to do with how emotional I generally am in the current part of my life. Wondering what other people think.

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#2 Posted by mrmonster (11797 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes. A good book, a good movie, and sometimes a good TV show can really touch me.

As for visual art, like painting and sculptures, sometimes, if it's really good.

As for music, not really.

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#3 Posted by Amcu (14042 posts) - - Show Bio

I appreciate beautiful art. I don't know if I would say touched though.

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#4 Edited by TheInsufferable (1660 posts) - - Show Bio

I am, but in my case it's not so much an emotional stimulus as a cerebral one, in the sense that good art is usually more thought provoking to me rather than emotionally provoking.

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#5 Posted by biswaboxz (1118 posts) - - Show Bio

Can't say i am emotionally touched by art but at least i would always want to like good art

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#6 Posted by PayneInTheAss (10247 posts) - - Show Bio

Depends on your definition of touched.

But I´d say only audiovisual media.

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#7 Posted by ValorKnight (11051 posts) - - Show Bio

It depends on the message said art is pushing.

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#8 Posted by DevisedDream (483 posts) - - Show Bio

For art like paintings and such, not so much. But for movies and music, yes they can affect me emotionally if they are really good.

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#9 Edited by Gorochu44 (413 posts) - - Show Bio

I dunno, but sometimes I touch myself while looking at art.

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#10 Posted by Quinlan58 (1328 posts) - - Show Bio

Music and cinema, yes. Prose to a lesser degree.

Poetry, paintings and sculptures generally don't leave an impression.

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#11 Posted by Lan_Fan (8852 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't think so.

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#12 Posted by jagernutt (14447 posts) - - Show Bio

@lan_fan:

Sure you are. K-pop groups count.

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#13 Posted by deactivated-5bc2c7b81b701 (421 posts) - - Show Bio

Music.

Paintings don't really impress me.

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#14 Posted by SpareHeadOne (4606 posts) - - Show Bio

Painting sculptures and poetry make me ache inside. They make me yearn for some unknown thing. I can get captured by a painting and stare at it for a long time in a state of near awe.

Other kinds of art are clearly more emotionally evoking.

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#15 Posted by PurplePerson (786 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes, the small % of art that means something to me means a lot to me.

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#16 Posted by hyiena (4876 posts) - - Show Bio

Music and literature, yes. Paintings and that kind of stuff, no.

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#17 Edited by SocaJunkie (7013 posts) - - Show Bio

Music and literature yes, images/pictures/paintings etc not so much.

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#18 Posted by Aka_aka_aka_ak (2441 posts) - - Show Bio

No. I don't understand art whatsoever

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#19 Posted by HeroUp2112 (17208 posts) - - Show Bio

Not nearly as much as I was when I was younger but yes, depending on the piece of art (music, painting, writing, etc) I can still find myself emotionally moved...thankfully I'm not all the way numb yet. :)

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#20 Posted by FromBeyond (596 posts) - - Show Bio

Often paintings and sculptures don't touch me nearly as much as the story they are trying to depict. Over the past few years i've noticed myself becoming more and more attuned to emotional stimuli from a variety of art mediums, including films, documentaries, music etc.

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#21 Posted by DanielDaRipper (4915 posts) - - Show Bio

Music and literature touch me. Not sure if this is relevant but I want to learn to be an artist (for my own personal satisfaction of course) so that I have something to look at.