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Re: (OT) Copyright in a Sampled World...

> >Yes, but the public are a bunch of brain dead lemmings.
> Then why are you making music to begin with? For some elite group of
> people who can appreciate it?

Yes - me. I'm not in it to be cool. I'm failing that miserably :>

> I prefer to enjoy myself. If I come up
> with something great, hey, cool. If I don't, fuck it, I had fun. Usually
> I come up with something that a reasonably large group of people *also*
> considers fun.

Then you are a luckier man than I; I'm jealous. :>

> >What makes a stupid
> >majority's opinion better than that of a few hypothetical, pretentious
> >individuals?
> Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups. (I saw a
> t-shirt that said that once. I've always wanted to go buy about a
> hundred of them and recruit a bunch of random folks to wear them in
> various places while I took a picture. That would be an interesting web
> page.)

So they're powerful. So is the school bully. Is his opinion valid too? Why
should I care either way, as long as they aren't trying to pummel me? :>