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Re: crappy music of the masses
<< Getting angry at people getting angry and expressing it via music seems
like a tremdous waste of artistic energy. >>
BUT..........what if the anger & expression lead to physical
manifestations? (i.e. beating the shit out of people, killing folks,
beating the crap out of one's significant other, et al).
Personal expression is great. The older I get, the more I respect those
who don't conform to the norms and express themselves via the arts or even
just in terms of clothing, hair, whatever.
However, a lot of brainwashing is in effect in modern day society by the
media/advertising/broadcasting conglomerates. And what people are doing
isn't necessarily motivated by their own desire to express themselves but
rather their expression is a result of being influenced as to what they
should be doing by folks selling stuff.
---- Kris Hartung <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Sorry folks. It all seems like art and just another form of expression
> me. It's all permitted. It's just not reaching out to greet you at the
> door. Of course, I'm repulsed by most of it as well, as some art should
> to us ina healthy system of artist expression. If it doesn't than what a
> sorry ass, monochromatic, undiverisifed, and basically soporific boring
> world we would live in. Now that would make me angry. Getting angry at
> people getting angry and expressing it via music seems like a tremdous
> of artistic energy.
> Just my 2 cents, man....
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Todd Pafford" <email@example.com>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 11, 2006 11:21 AM
> Subject: Re: crappy music of the masses
> Agreed, d.s..
> The anger, hatred, and violence in gangsta & metal genres astounds me.
> What a waste of a day to spend it pissed off at the world. And of
> course there's the rampant consumerism in the pop & hip-hop genres.
> The saddest thing to me is that most hip young people don't read. (Of
> course, it was the same in my day too.) So here we have a situation
> where folks spend all day pissed off, thinking about the latest
> fashions and bling to spend their dough on, and not learning anything
> from several thousand years of human existence and not critically
> thinking about how they're living. It's a sad and pitiable waste of
> On 1/11/06, daniel stevenson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > who keeps pushing this crappy music to the ignorant masses?im
> > it to the point of violence! the cocaine pushing rap music...the
> > rabble of big guitar rock...all the pedofilic pop music aimed at
> > kids...where is the art? its no puzzel...kill em all and feed em to
> > fat
> > greedy humans in buffet lines!
> > angry about it,
> > scary!
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