[I tried to leave a comment already and it might have been intentionally left unpublished...I'm trying again as I feel the material is relevant, but will certainly get the message if it is left unpublished again!]
This post (of mine) touches on many of the issues raised in this thread:
And the now defunct LeisureArts as a whole touches many other themes at n.e.w.s. Some of its concerns have been cited elsewhere at n.e.w.s.
Randall Szott - http://thedepartmentofaesthetics.org/