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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000655.txt from 2003/06

From: "Feodor" <feodor@-----.com>
Subj: RE: [kl] Political postings - ON topic?
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 18:26:38 -0400

This strikes me... The totalitarian regimes always tried to persuade
people that "...politics is not what you need. Don't talk or think about
politics and you will be OK". This works in China. Looks like it works
in the US too.
Politics is an integral part of our lives. You may be more or less
effected by it, but you ARE effected. Next time somebody will tell you
that clarinet pieces written by Iraqi composers are politically
incorrect and you will turn around and say OK???

Feodor Tereshchenko

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Gresham [mailto:mgresham@-----.com]=20
Subject: Re: [kl] Political postings - ON topic?

Matthew Lloyd wrote:
> Alexander Brash has commented well on what total nonsense this is.
>=20
> I second that - Art has to be about something real. Ultimately it is=20
> what matters.
>=20
> Matthew

Fortunately for the human species, "politics" isn't the only thing that=20
represents what is "real." (And a lot of what is "politics" isn't=20
really "real" anyway.) ;-)

--=20
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Mark Gresham, composer
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