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November 18, 2010



'When we go to a museum or pick up a novel, we don’t expect to catch up with old friends; we hope for fresh adventures. Music, by contrast, too often serves as a tool of narcissistic self-satisfaction.'
Alex, far be it from me to challenge you! as I love your work. But we do reread novels...indeed, we do! What, for example, is one to make of people who reread The Great Gatsby once a year? what of poetry?
Having said that, your point about music as Facebook is more pertinent now than it ever was. I hate driving in my car with music up loud now, as no one else is listening/dancing/emoting/singing along.

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