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Hi Michael,

An absolutely fascinating concept that echoes loudly with the 'ring of truth'.

And one which may hold an explanation to a phenomena which has intrigued me for some years:

After the explosion of extraordinary popular music through the fifties and sixties, there has been a slow decline through to the nineties when a-
to my mind- unique phenomena has taken place:

a form of music that for the first time in history is actually "degenerate";
I refer to the aberration known as 'Rap' or 'Hip-Hop'; and by degenerate I mean a musical form that for the first time is not aspirational in any emotional or spiritual sense, but actually aimed at awakening the most base human instincts.
[ I realise such judgements are to some extent subjective but I don't think too many rappers would disagree with the premise ].

I am wondering, if there is any relevance in this observation, what the consequences are regarding "as above, so below"?

good to have you on board,

F.

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Re: High Priests, Quantum Genes 454 Kees 05-Aug-04 09:30
Re: High Priests, Quantum Genes 405 Michael Hayes 05-Aug-04 11:31
Re:"Degenerate" music 443 Selene 05-Aug-04 17:28
Re:"Degenerate" music 435 fiascohoho 05-Aug-04 22:25
Re:"Degenerate" music 434 Michael Hayes 06-Aug-04 14:48
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Re: High Priests, Quantum Genes 412 IanG 05-Aug-04 21:47
Re: High Priests, Quantum Genes 385 Michael Hayes 06-Aug-04 16:26
Re: High Priests, Quantum Genes 400 Michael Hayes 15-Aug-04 14:39
Shouldn’t it be 21/7 or 22/8 ? 436 Kees 06-Aug-04 17:46
Re: Shouldn’t it be 21/7 or 22/8 ? 419 Michael Hayes 07-Aug-04 02:17
"Selecting" the western scale 514 Kees 07-Aug-04 18:20
Re: "Selecting" the western scale 411 IanG 08-Aug-04 00:20
Re: "Selecting" the western scale 388 edmundmeltzer 08-Aug-04 14:25
Re: "Selecting" the western scale 435 Michael Hayes 15-Aug-04 12:50
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