File spoon-archives/postcolonial.archive/postcolonial_2003/postcolonial.0309, message 40

Subject: Re: as a parent...
Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2003 17:29:49 +0000

>if this is the case then i must say that i, perhaps
>unsurprisingly, disagree. artists, whether they be
>writers, musicians, painters or whatever their medium
>might be, should not have to answer to anyone for
>their art. it is up to the audience to take
>responsibility for themselves when they view/listen
>to/read the piece of art. and if the audience is very
>young then it is up to the parents to help take up
>that responsibility.

That is if you consider the mysogynistic and violent lyrics which I would 
call garbage "art".
And some of these so called artists are also real life criminals and 
murderers who manage to avoid jail
because of the record companies that profit from the garbage that they spew.


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