Today’s recommended reading
1. David Bruce Murray has an insightful post up about our tendency to assume that people who enjoy the same things we do think like we do too. Money quote:
People who align themselves with various groups usually don’t even agree with everything the group as a whole claims to represent. When we all meet “in one accord,” whether it’s at a public concert or at a worship service in our own church, I believe most of us tend to project our own religion, values, morality, ethics, and doctrines on to those around us.
Exactly. I wish I had written that because it’s a much more concise way of defining what I meant the other day when I talked about the useful fiction of ecumenicalism that helps southern gospel concerts work. DBM’s full post is here.
2. Apropos absolutely nothing music related, but because good satire and parody writing is hard to do and find, there’s this piece from Bill’s Blah Blah Blah. … “Weapons of ab destruction.” Now THAT’s funny.Email this Post