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Old December 1st, 2010, 08:38 PM   #3
Joel Greifinger
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 45

Hi Yaser and Pierre,

I also found both A Perfect Red and The Root of Wild Madder enlightening and entertaining. While I wouldn't class Koekboya as a similarly "good read", I nonetheless found that working through Bohmer's text enhanced my understanding of my own reactions to color in textiles and more generally. I didn't at all feel as though I was traveling through a "dry life-less scientific colorless desert." Good science writing, like all good writing, deepens our perception of the world.

I don't find the dichotomy between "human experience" and "scientific facts" too useful, since the study of human experience can yield scientific facts and the practice of science (both formal and informal) is a quintessential human experience.

Joel Greifinger

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