Posted by Bruce Kahl on February 13, 2002
In Reply to: Re: Movies posted by ESC on February 13, 2002
: : Will everybody please go see "A Beautiful Mind."
: I haven't seen a good movie at a real theater in a long time. I'll give it a try.
No, don't give it a try.
Do it. Go see it.
One entry found for catharsis.
Main Entry: ca·thar·sis
Inflected Form(s): plural ca·thar·ses /-"sEz/
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek katharsis, from kathairein to cleanse, purge, from katharos
Date: circa 1775
1 : PURGATION
2 a : purification or purgation of the emotions (as pity and fear) primarily through art b : a purification or purgation that brings about spiritual renewal or release from tension
3 : elimination of a complex by bringing it to consciousness and affording it expression