From a Platonic point of view, much of the violent entertainment offered by dramatic form – from the theater of the Greeks to the violence and animal passions of today’s entertainment media … For Plato, the arts at their worst are bad for the soul because they engage and reward its basest elements (32).
Though you sense that Plato fears the dangerous of the arts, this is only because he admits the inherit nature of it. Aristotle however has quiet a different opinion of art. He realized that with the variety in art it provides awareness into the human condition. In his works on drama and poetry he demonstrates that impact that art has had throughout the culture and history of his own society. Also he argues for the natural tendency that mankind has to represent themselves with art expresses the innate nature of it “Human beings are born image-makers and image-enjoyers” (33). Though the idea behind art and its connect between human nature is not always the same, it has existed during the course of