[LMB] Writers and moral problems

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Fri Sep 3 23:57:31 BST 2021


On Tue, 24 Aug 2021 14:32:52 +0000, Gwynne Powell
<gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:

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>I wonder what generations in the future will say about the works being
>created now, that have perspectives that are currently in line with our
>cultural norms. There's such a rush to judge the past, but nobody seems
>to be looking in the other direction. The writers and artists of the
>past were sure that they were totally correct in their views. So are we.
>
>So which of our currently favoured artists, writers and performers will
>be regarded with horror and disgust in the future? And why?

My latest disappointment is "Slowhand": Eric Clapton, who has outed
himself as a racist, right-wing fruit-loop.  "Slowhead", from now on.
--
To acquire knowledge, one must study but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.  - Marilyn vos Savant



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