Jeffery LeMieux wrote:
[...] the real point of any art is to create and maintain a debate about
the nature of the good.
I disagree. The real point of art is to express some idea (in a
particular way). Whether that idea stimulates, creates, opposes,
ignores, or closes down debate is a (far) secondary issue. I'm not
saying that art can't or shouldn't contribute to moral debates. I
think it's a fine thing if it does, but it isn't the "real point of