[LAU] re Subconscious Affecting Music
zettberlin at linuxuse.de
Thu Sep 2 13:41:00 UTC 2010
Am 02.09.2010 08:47, schrieb david:
> Hartmut Noack wrote:
>> Atrocities and genocide are no inventions of the modern times: in
>> reverse! In modern times most cultures have learned to name things
>> atrocities, that were known as "perfectly normal" or even "heroic
>> deeds" in ancient times.
> What Rome did to Carthage after conquering it would certainly be
> considered genocide by modern UN thought. Slaughter the population,
> enslave the few survivors, transport them away from their country.
> Demolish the city-state. Sow the soil with salt so it couldn't be used
> to supply food. Rome did not intend Carthage to ever rise again.
> And the Roman general who destroyed Carthage was rewarded very highly.
He cited Homer in greek on the smoking ruins and he was given the name
Africanus to honor him.
But the romans usually avoided genocide. They where out to conquer
peoples to make them pay taxes.
There are many other candidates though, from the Saxons of the 4th
century to the Mongol storm of the 12th to the Nazis here in Germany in
the beginning of the 20ths century.
All *before* mind-crushing popmusic with "subliminal messages" emerged
to drive everyone "mad with sex and violence".
NO! Rock/pop music with all its wildness, its unpredictability and its
absence of formal written rules is a cultural sign for more humanity,
more freedom and more self-awareness.
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