Many of you might not have thought about this question, or even about this
topic. But the fact is that the type of music that is present in today's times
defines us as a society. The situation is the same if we take into consideration
the clothing, hair styles and other aspects of visual identification of the
But what I am talking about, is actually something which is more important
- especially since music is based upon rhythm, and as you might be aware,
everything in our world is also based upon rhythm. As an example, the heart
beats at a certain rhythm, the cells transduct signals at a certain rhythm etc.
Anyways, if we take a look about the popularity of different song types in
today's world and we compare it to the music from all the way from the 18th
century, until today - we can see that there is a very big difference. Why is
this so? And furthermore, what kind of value does today's music have?
You may or may not agree with what I say, but the fact is, that music from
the 18th century is still present in today's times - and the most popular hits
from the late 90's and early 2000's has long been forgotten. This must mean one
thing - that today's music is mostly based upon what the distribution companies
feel is worthy being published - thus it is based upon money.
I hope that this article has in some way helped you to witness the
negative things, and the positive things as well, in regards to what development
our society as a whole has chosen in the topic of music.
The only thing that I can urge you to do is to start thinking about what
you can do to change this. Thus, what you can do to make this world a slight
better place for all of us. Because, as I mentioned, music, thus rhythm, is the
basis of everything.
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