Such appeals to pragmatism often obscure the fact that there are far more philistine forces at work. That is why one other recent Secretary for Education, Charles Clarke was able to dismiss ‘the medieval concept of a neighborhood of scholars looking for reality’ as a ‘bit dodgy’. The association of in search of reality with an outdated medieval practice is symptomatic of the slim-minded ethos that informs coverage towards art and culture at present. Frank Furedi, Professor of Sociology on the University of Kent, examines the retro idea of ‘truth’ in music.
Cats’ whiskers are sensitive to even the slightest of vibrations in the air. Both of these factors might mean that your cat finds the music that you take pleasure in too loud or feels like it has an excessive amount of bass. Cats have extremely finely tuned senses; they’re way more sensitive to sound and smell than we … Read More