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Profanity in Christian Music

You might be surprised to find out that profanity has been a thing in Christian music for about ten years. What should not surprise you are its defenders and the reasons they employ. You will find the same kind of … Continue reading

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Why I Am Not a Wedding Photographer

While scoping out other photographers where I live, I realized that most of the time, people think of photographers with the prepending adjective “wedding”. I am not a wedding photographer. While I get the fact that people do want to … Continue reading

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Ruining Art

The worst trend in American culture at the present moment is the hijacking and revising of older works by perpetually offended activists and their artistic enablers. The examples are sadly plentiful: Captain America movies, where Bucky’s race was changed Star … Continue reading

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The Lowest Form of Entertainment

Musicals are inane. First, the concept that a song is expected to carry the plot reveals a fundamental weakness in the dramatic narrative. Songs are intended to evoke emotion; to burden them with plot requires either an incredibly deft hand … Continue reading

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On Art and Artists

Some people think that the purpose of art is to share it with others. This is only partially correct – that is one of the purposes, but not the sole one. The first impulse of art is to capture and … Continue reading

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Works Are External

Works of art are external to their creators, and this is a glorious thing. If we could not understand or appreciate a human creation outside of its creator, then our experiences would be attenuated immeasurably. This is true because not … Continue reading

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Paid to Pretend / The Death of Creativity

When actors have a prominent role in society, the society is doomed. What are actors but people who pretend to be other people? They can’t be too picky about whom they pretend to be or else their income dries up. … Continue reading

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