Skip to comments.Now I know how Shostakovich felt
Posted on 06/10/2020 6:20:01 PM PDT by BigEdLB
It is increasingly sad that the state of affairs in the country today. I am a creative artist-a composer of serious music. I have to keep so totally silent as to how I feel about the totalitarian nonsense that is championed by my friends on Facebook and Instagram. I can say nothing about having a problem with the Stalinist thuggery promoted by people who should know better. Let alone my support for DJT. So in order to get my music listened to and not get banned, I keep silent. No one of those folks will ever come here so I feel Free among my fellow conservatives. As I said, I am very sad That we have come to this. Banning classic movies, like Gome With the Wind, was the straw that broke the camels back. The b*****d cop who murdered George Floyd has just made dialog more impossible, because the Soros lovers have an excuse. A shooting Civil war Is probably coming. This Minneapolis mayor is talking and exhibits just another reason why I believe we may never reconcile without violence on both sides. This is so sad. Shostakovich had to keep his subtractive under the radar in re Stalin. Finally publishing his Learners Manual. After it was ok to criticize Stalin
If it wasn’t punkfloyd, it would have been another reason.
They would have used some other excuse if not Floyd, but I hear ya. They have no tolerance for dissent.
Man or mouse...the choice is yours alone to make...
I am no mouse.
I never intentionally mention Pink Floyd. My reference was to Soviet-Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich 1906-1975
Trade in your French horn for a gun and ammo. Its on.
Mouse? So thats what you think?
I wasnt referring to Pink Floyd either. I know who Shostakovich was.
I imagine with that user name you would. Are you related?
BigEdLB, me as well. I have pulled off of social media platforms or limited my postings to non-topics. Quite likely I will withdraw further as well. The growth of the Cancel Culture and Shaming Culture simply do not make the risk worthwhile.
I feel for you. I have a similar situation with FB and website, etc. We do not stray from the product. Luckily no one asks my opinion, otherwise I would have to tell them.
I will say that there are two movies going on. The Left sees one movIe and we see another. Wow!
Sorry; but your ‘rant’ leaves me wondering Why in the world a ‘serious musician’ is on Facebook and Instagram.
It seems to me that engagement there just cheapens you and makes you common.
For the time being, one has to deep one’s head low...
The straw for me is the pulling down the statue of Christopher Columbus. That’s just Stalinesque! Destroying art. As far as the movie, “Gone With the Wind,” that’s just talk, like defunding the police. All talk. But pulling down a statue and nobody even attempting to stop them!
Perhaps you could do so anonymously just as you've done here? You could even rub it in a little (just don't do it from any of your accounts or devices).
Other composers and performers- my public posts are Mostly about dogs. I use the messaging for most music messages
Agree. Columbus statue. That was stupid
“A shooting civil war”
Would it be the black massas versus the white slaves?
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