“Music can both establish and destroy morality. For no path is more open to the soul for the formation thereof than through the ears. Therefore when the rhythms and modes have penetrated even to the soul through these organs, it cannot be doubted that they affect the soul with their own character and conform it to themselves.” -Anicius Boethius

Boethius was a philosopher in the 6th century. I fins it very interesting that even then the effect of music was relevant. If we have known this for so long, there is no reason why we shouldn’t be more careful. It is an accepted fact that we are vulnerable to music. The answer to why that is is still up in the air…


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