Re: techno music/kraftwerk

E. Shaun Russell (
Sun, 15 Dec 1996 19:18:31 -0800 (PST)

On 14/12/96, William Kitchen wrote:

>Art, and especially music, is a very powerful force in shaping
>individuals and society. It can have either good or bad results. So
>those who want to use art to influence future society must use it
>carefully. I think that the most important thing that one person can
>"teach" or otherwise induce in another person is the desire and
>ability to think critically not only about the physical world, but
>about their own belief system and the mores of their society as well.
>Sometimes the influence of art can be positive even if the message
>is negative. So long as it influences the observer to think
>independently and to challenge even his/her own views.

Thank you for that! Very, very true words.

Ingredi Externus!

-E. Shaun Russell

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