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Hi Briffits,

> As to where inspiration originates is anyone's guess; not
> from the ego and the conscious mind though in my opinion.

I agree and that's what makes music just as mysterious death, if not more so!

Generally speaking, I think music reached its highest apogee, its highest point, in the 19th century. The culture of the 20th century became inundated with technology, electronic music and mass media and the fertile mind, has become less as common as it was in the 19th century. Great music is designed ultimately to reach up to a higher level, so that we become transfigured... music has the potential to change our lives!

In the 20th century, if one examines the popular culture, mankind has forgotten who it is more so than in previous times. Hormones ruin everything and it certainly holds us down. We are of the musical essence but we've become so enamoured of our physical existence, we've forgotten who we are to the extent it's hard for us to get back to a higher awareness and that's a lesson not lost on those that would seek to control and subjugate us and keep us in what we could call, a modestly comfortable level, in terms of most peoples' lifestyle. They like the attachments of the body and all things physical and we are ever more primitive, it would seem, if we examine popular culture, the entertainment, the music, the media - it's not exactly reaching for higher ideals. It's reaching for reproduction in many different guises. Music should elevate people instead of bringing them to a lower state!

regards
Rob

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Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 453 Jergat 09-Feb-04 08:32
Moderator note 125 Richard Fusniak 09-Feb-04 19:18
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Re: Moderator note 109 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 00:23
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Re: Moderator note 111 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 00:50
Re: Moderator note 110 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 02:17
About the moderation process 117 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 02:54
Re: About the moderation process 103 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 03:07
Re: About the moderation process 119 Cleopatra 10-Feb-04 20:10
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 111 Hoppy 10-Feb-04 00:59
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 107 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 02:38
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 98 Jergat 10-Feb-04 05:36
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 168 Briffits 10-Feb-04 09:27
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 123 Milo 10-Feb-04 16:17
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 124 Paul Cochrane 10-Feb-04 17:48
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 110 Milo 10-Feb-04 18:11
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 106 David L 10-Feb-04 18:36
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 98 Milo 10-Feb-04 18:46
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 119 Paul Cochrane 10-Feb-04 18:43
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 97 Briffits 10-Feb-04 22:12
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 109 Milo 10-Feb-04 23:05
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 109 Briffits 11-Feb-04 00:03
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 104 Milo 11-Feb-04 00:07
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 106 Briffits 11-Feb-04 10:25
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 107 Milo 11-Feb-04 15:19
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 102 Briffits 11-Feb-04 20:19
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 100 Milo 11-Feb-04 23:01
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 104 Briffits 12-Feb-04 00:23
Henceforth and forthwith... 122 Milo 12-Feb-04 00:53
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 103 Milo 11-Feb-04 17:08
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 111 Briffits 11-Feb-04 19:17
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 100 Milo 11-Feb-04 19:30
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 111 Hoppy 10-Feb-04 14:55
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 111 David L 10-Feb-04 01:23
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 119 Milo 10-Feb-04 02:15
Music from other spheres 122 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 02:59
Re: Music from other spheres 96 Milo 10-Feb-04 03:11
Possibly wrong again 107 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 03:15
Re: Possibly wrong again 109 Milo 10-Feb-04 03:24
Musical mediums 110 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 12:58
Musical plane 121 Kees 10-Feb-04 13:53
Re: Musical plane 106 Milo 10-Feb-04 15:48
Re: Musical plane 112 Kees 10-Feb-04 16:10
Re: Musical mediums 105 Milo 10-Feb-04 15:49
Re: Musical mediums 115 Thirdwave 10-Feb-04 16:14
Re: Musical mediums 100 Milo 10-Feb-04 16:25
Re: Musical mediums 111 Thirdwave 10-Feb-04 19:02
Re: Musical mediums 101 Milo 10-Feb-04 19:10
Poo-Pooing "channels" 104 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 22:19
Re: Poo-Pooing 106 Milo 10-Feb-04 23:09
Re: Possibly wrong again 105 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 03:49
Talking of Bach.... 107 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 09:29
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 111 David L 10-Feb-04 18:32
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 93 Milo 10-Feb-04 18:58
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 110 fiascohoho 10-Feb-04 02:29
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 119 David L 10-Feb-04 18:39
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 106 Milo 10-Feb-04 19:01
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 105 David L 10-Feb-04 19:12
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 106 Milo 10-Feb-04 19:20
Gifts 96 Jergat 10-Feb-04 20:44
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 111 David L 10-Feb-04 23:35
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 155 Saorsa 10-Feb-04 14:38
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 100 David L 10-Feb-04 19:05
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 156 Saorsa 11-Feb-04 08:29
Pray Mr. Lamond, tell me... 124 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 15:05
Re: Pray Mr. Lamond, tell me... 109 David L 10-Feb-04 18:51
Re: Pray Mr. Lamond, tell me... 113 Milo 10-Feb-04 19:04
Re: Pray Mr. Lamond, tell me... 101 David L 10-Feb-04 19:13
Listening By Numbers 128 Thirdwave 10-Feb-04 15:20
Re: Listening By Numbers 106 David L 10-Feb-04 19:19
Re: Listening By Numbers 97 Thirdwave 10-Feb-04 19:43
Re: Listening By Numbers 114 David L 10-Feb-04 23:39
Re: Listening By Numbers 106 Briffits 11-Feb-04 03:11
Re: Listening By Numbers 110 Thirdwave 12-Feb-04 17:46
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 110 Kees 10-Feb-04 15:25
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 98 Hoppy 10-Feb-04 18:36
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 133 Mark Staab 11-Feb-04 06:08
Work work work 110 Kees 11-Feb-04 10:36
Re: Music Synchronicity Part 2: Music vs. Idea 98 David L 10-Feb-04 19:24
Books 102 Richard Fusniak 10-Feb-04 22:36
Re: Books 102 David L 10-Feb-04 23:44
Teachers 107 Richard Fusniak 11-Feb-04 02:08
Re: Teachers 102 David L 11-Feb-04 03:07
Re: Teachers 116 Kees 11-Feb-04 10:16
Re: Teachers 104 David L 11-Feb-04 17:47
The yoga of sound 119 Kees 11-Feb-04 21:55
Re: The yoga of sound 102 David L 11-Feb-04 22:07
Small world indeed 102 Kees 11-Feb-04 22:42
Re: Teachers 105 Richard Fusniak 11-Feb-04 23:24
Re: Teachers 103 David L 12-Feb-04 01:49
Spirtual arrogance and delusion 111 Richard Fusniak 12-Feb-04 02:18
An apology 97 Richard Fusniak 12-Feb-04 12:34
Re: An apology 96 fisherman 12-Feb-04 16:11
Re: An apology 122 David L 12-Feb-04 19:46
The wheel of life. 107 Richard Fusniak 13-Feb-04 01:32
The Catapillar and the Butterfly 110 Milo 13-Feb-04 01:35
Re: The Catapillar and the Butterfly 261 David L 13-Feb-04 02:52
Re: The wheel of life. 98 David L 13-Feb-04 02:50
Re: Teachers 100 Hoppy 11-Feb-04 03:19
Re: Teachers 104 David L 11-Feb-04 17:48
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