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    Does The Influence of Music Have an Effect Contemporary Youth? Ever since the shocking event in Littleton, which involved two avid Marylyn Manson fans, society has been questioning the effects of aggressive contemporary music on the youth. Although evidence suggests that there is a notable link between violence and aggressive music, it must be realized that other factors influence teenage violence even more so. Shootouts, much like the Columbine incident, are commonly seen in many of today’s

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    A Philosophical Discussion in Contemporary Music: Jane's Addiction and Bush The purpose of this paper is to examine philosophical and theological themes in the work of two modern musical groups. The alternative rock bands Jane’s Addiction and Bush will be the focus of this study. I have chosen these two artists since I have observed what I believe to be contrasting ideas in their work. Perry Farrell was the songwriter for Jane’s Addiction. His band’s release in 1988, titled Nothing’s Shocking

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    Contemporary Christian Music

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    social changes. The most major change in my life was when I developed my own taste in music. I went from contemporary Christian to listening to almost anything and everything. Now I listen to Christian metal, pop and rock. Contemporary Christian music now that I have discovered Christian metal and all the other genres of music sounds plain and boring I cannot stand to listen to it. Some Christian contemporary artists are Tobymac, Casting crowns, Tenth Avenue North, and Amy Grant. Some of the Christian

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    Urban Music (Urban Contemporary Music) Urban Music, also commonly referred to as Urban Contemporary Music, is an aggregate of musical genres that developed in the 1970s in the United States as a form of music radio programming. The programming category gained particular traction in the 1980s and 1990s as an alternative to both Afro-American orientated stations that featured hard soul, funk, hiphop and rap material and to mainstream, white-orientated popular music radio programming, which only featured

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    Nuova Consonanza - NC Berlino 1969 The piece begins with about 3 sounds occurring concurrently. I can identify a guitar or similar string instrument distinctly. I also hear a wind instrument drone. As the piece progresses, I hear random noises in the background. These begin with an object sliding down a wire, creating a downward scale effect. High pitched piano that is low in intensity is heard. Suddenly I hear a squeaky, high pitched sound that sounds like squeaking on glass with wet fingers. This

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    Beatles Still Influence Contemporary Music Jake Zelinger We’ve all heard innumerable times that The Beatles are the most influential pop group ever. They were the first to intentionally put guitar feedback on a record, roll a tape backward and personally compose orchestral arrangements for their tracks. Their influence is far reaching, seen especially in artists such as David Bowie, Dr. Dog and Tame Impala. But is their musical influence really all that relevant to today’s music? Let’s examine, shall

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    Contemporary Music and the Effects It Has on Youth In a book written on Abraham Lincoln, the author states, "Who writes the Nation’s songs shapes the nation’s souls." (1) This statement is true. A quick look back at the music of the 1960's and 70's and the effects it had on society proves the statement. The question then arises, how does contemporary music effect modern society? More importantly how does it effect the most easily influenced group, the youth? There is no doubt that much of the

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    George Lucas's Films

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    Critics' and National Society of Film Critics' awards. Pushing the boundaries of storytelling into new directions, American Graffiti was the first film of its kind to tell multiple stories through interweaving narratives backed by a soundtrack of contemporary music. It was Lucas's third film, 1977's Star Wars that changed everything. A deceptively simple morality tale of good versus evil told across a fantastic landscape of exotic planets and bizarre creatures, Star Wars became an international phenomenon

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    Inspirational Christian music, more commonly termed Contemporary Christian music happens to dominate the listening genre of worshipers in Christianity. This genre has evolved over time to accommodate younger listeners, and the key to this success is the incorporation of popular or modern elements of other song genres like pop, rock and other non-classified Christian music. Contemporary Christian music in actuality “boast of its reach to younger listening audiences with peculiar and unconventional

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    Borgmann’s Technology and the Character of Contemporary Life The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate Borgmann’s theory of focal things in application to Tai Chi, as well as propose the opposition to it with an exercise machine as a device in the context of Borgmann’s Technology and the Character of Contemporary Life. In addition, I will try to argue that the resolution to the bifurcation between things and devices is a specific kind of equilibrium. First, Tai Chi, the old Chinese art

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