[LAU] re Subconscious Affecting Music

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Sun Aug 29 23:42:14 UTC 2010

Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> On Fri, August 27, 2010 12:21 pm, david wrote:
>> I asked a friend of mine, who's rather intellectual about music, about
>> the book someone mentioned in this thread, of ancient Greek thought on
>> the effect of music on the mind:
>>> I have heard of it, and read about it, but that isn't the work one
>>> would cite if you were looking for a scientific study of the effects
>>> of music on the subconscious mind.
>>> I am not familiar with the literature, but I am aware that there has
>>> been a lot of nonsense written on the subject.
> So is/are he/you you saying the whole idea is stupid or just that there
> has been alot of BS published in the academic/scientific literature on the
> subject?

No, whole idea isn't stupid, just that there's been a lot of nonsense 
written on the subject. Given what I know of how he thinks, he's 
probably referring to the academic/scientific literature, but I wouldn't 

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