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Posted by Bruce Kahl on February 13, 2002

In Reply to: 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
Pronunciation: k&-'thär-s&s
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural ca·thar·ses /-"sEz/
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek katharsis, from kathairein to cleanse, purge, from katharos
Date: circa 1775
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

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