From child prodigies to the “retired” maestri exercising on the podiums.
A maestro exercising
The virtuoso beginning was the violinist Paganini who originated the “cult of the personality.” Then came Beatle Mania, Rolling Stones, The Grateful Dead, etc; identifying with exhilarating fantasies of power!
…all of which brings to mind the sign in a Swiss restaurant = “Our wines leave you nothing to hope for.”
The dumbing down of culture is a serious matter. The government looks at cultural aspects in the following manner. We use as an example a symphony concert.
Fortunately, we have the “nouveau riche” sponsoring and donating “a little” to save culture.
The very best-liked piece by these bureaucrats is the BRONZE LULLABY, and they know that a harp is a nude piano. The normally clothed piano has moved out of the “salon and drawing rooms” to the cocktail bars and watering holes.
As in the days of prohibition, it is our responsibility to uphold morals –
So far we have managed to this extent.
Perhaps the reason for this “twist” is a lack of deeper penetration, as for example total misunderstanding of:
We are getting close to MANY “cliffs,” so maybe nothing matters!