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Re: Retraction of sorts
In a message dated 97-11-14 22:58:27 EST, you write:
> A point of interest, I believe >that Metallica was one of the
groups in H.E.A.R.' s (Hearing Education and >Awareness
for Rockers) video promoting the use of ear plugs and hearing
I find the whole earplug thing to be absurd, and a bizarre
statement about the strange times we live in. If the noise
they call "music" is loud enough to impair hearing, then
the only reasonable thing to do is turn it down.
Good music is a positive experience and is not performed
at deafening volumes. No one should want to wear earplugs
to muffle good music.
Earplugs might protect the hearing of their immediate
audience but do absolutely nothing to relieve the aggravation
of people miles away from the noise source who don't want
to hear it.
-- Michael Wright
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