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.on, public artwork has been an important method of story telling
ASSUMPTION Most socie.es throughout history have supported ar.sts as a maGer of policy
REBUTTAL …unless arts funding is shown to be ineﬀec.ve because of an indirect link to crea.vity and problem solving
REBUTTAL …unless NEA funding is diﬀerent than previous support of the arts because it is primarily composed of tax-‐payer money
MAIN REASON Subsidizing art-‐making shows a commitment to crea.vity, problem-‐solving, and culture
CLAIM Subsidizing art-‐making improves sa.sfac.on in a given culture
RECOMMENDATION We must allow the Na.onal Endowment for the Arts to award grants for the purpose of suppor.ng art-‐making independent from government or poli.cal inﬂuence.