Subject: Re: [RE: observances]
From: Ned Bouhalassa (ned@CAM.ORG)
Date: Tue Jul 27 1999 - 09:52:18 EDT
As much as I think this thread is important, IMHO it has absolutely nothing
to do with the topic of electroacoustic music. Please continue this
>I don't know, neil... I personally think that being afraid of words is
>a dangerous thing. (smacks of fascism!) Words tend to gain new
>meanings and significance as time progresses, no? Words like "techno",
>"commune" or "hoe" attain different meaning and status in regards to
>their context. Using the word Nazi to describe someone as being
>fascistic can be harsh, maybe, but it doesn't diminish the gravity and
>obscenity of what occurred during WWII. It's just that the word itself
>has gained a new facet, like calling something a "mickey mouse"
>operation... think about the reaction to the seinfeld sitcom episode
>with the "soup-nazi".
>i'm gonna go turn off the radio, they're playing Wagner again...
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