jb wrote:No no no a thousand times no.
Taste is always informed. Taste always inplies perspective. These can not be parsed as such.
How did you know to love the first book you ever loved? You didn't have to run through the entire Western Canon before re-reading everything and then deciding what was good and what wasn't, did you?
I'll just assume we're talking about different things, somehow, because as far as the thing I'm talking about goes, you're dead wrong.