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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #40 on: September 22, 2017, 08:21:21 PM »
This thread frightens me to no end.
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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #41 on: September 23, 2017, 04:30:48 AM »
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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #42 on: September 23, 2017, 05:39:27 AM »
The cult of Beethoven (for which he himself bears little responsibility) had a stifling and deleterious influence on subsequent composers.

The Austrian-German Canon (for which the composers themselves bear little responsibility) had a stifling and deleterious influence on subsequent composers.

The contemporary concert life has not yet fully recovered from the stifling and deleterious influence of both the cult of Beethoven and the Austrian-German Canon.

EDIT: Some people will never recover from the stifling and deleterious influence of both the cult of Beethoven and the Austrian-German Canon. They are not even aware of the problem.
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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #43 on: September 23, 2017, 06:47:19 AM »
The cult of Beethoven (for which he himself bears little responsibility) had a stifling and deleterious influence on subsequent composers.
The Austrian-German Canon (for which the composers themselves bear little responsibility) had a stifling and deleterious influence on subsequent composers.
The contemporary concert life has not yet fully recovered from the stifling and deleterious influence of both the cult of Beethoven and the Austrian-German Canon.
EDIT: Some people will never recover from the stifling and deleterious influence of both the cult of Beethoven and the Austrian-German Canon. They are not even aware of the problem.

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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #44 on: September 23, 2017, 06:48:22 AM »
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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #45 on: September 23, 2017, 07:14:17 AM »
This thread frightens me to no end.

This thread amuses me to some end.
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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #46 on: September 25, 2017, 01:33:31 AM »
Sound the TRUMPets thread is finally on page two, woo-hoo!!!
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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #47 on: September 25, 2017, 03:32:28 AM »
A day at the beach is a day better spent than a day at the office.
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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #48 on: September 25, 2017, 03:55:40 PM »
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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #49 on: September 26, 2017, 04:27:22 AM »


      I assert I don't fear contradiction.
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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #50 on: September 26, 2017, 04:28:04 AM »
Coca-Cola is evil
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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #51 on: September 26, 2017, 04:29:44 AM »

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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #52 on: September 26, 2017, 05:41:21 PM »
At least one person who has claimed "atonal music" is bad because "no one can hear a wrong note" has listened to this performance (by far the most popular version on YouTube!) without flinching:
<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/6z4KK7RWjmk" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/6z4KK7RWjmk</a>

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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #53 on: September 26, 2017, 07:38:03 PM »
All music is a scam

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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #54 on: September 27, 2017, 03:08:42 AM »
Musicians are the worst.
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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #55 on: September 27, 2017, 05:07:22 AM »
Coca-Cola is evil

Diet Coke is definitely evil.

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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #56 on: September 27, 2017, 05:08:01 AM »
Xylitol is people!
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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #57 on: September 27, 2017, 05:18:59 AM »

Long red ties are a sign of intelligence.

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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #58 on: September 27, 2017, 05:26:50 AM »
I'm the smartest person I know!
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Re: Make Any Assertion Without Fear of Contradiction
« Reply #59 on: September 28, 2017, 12:22:28 AM »
The Earth is definitely flat.

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