He explains, "The spectacle transforms natural signs into artificial ones (a flash of lightning), so it can 'artificialize
It was, obviously, not because of the nature of New Year's pictures, in which an artist may sometimes artificialize
a subject to meet people's concern that everything associated with the New Year be auspicious.
In the light of this passage, it's an offence against God to pray for vocations, since we're really only praying for "male celibates, not vocations across the spectrum." A ministerial crisis occurs only "when you stop looking at the community" and "artificialize
" the idea of vocation.
But, it grievously artificializes
the stories being dramatized, and viewers can't believe them, let alone empathize with what their characters are thinking and feeling.
The image at once artificializes
and authenticates history, both imprisons and liberates.