The Transformative Power of Music   1 comment

In this time of peace and love, I share this posting from December 23, 2009. PEACE!– kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

The Transformative Power of Music – Image by kenne

“Before we were ever different, we were all human beings.” Mark Johnson, co-director of Playing for Change – Peace Through Music

By now, most people have probably seen the video, Playing for Change – Stand By Me (over 16 million on YouTube), or seen the music documentary, which demonstrates that music can help bring about change. “Perhaps nothing can do more do connect a planet so divided by war, economics, religion and race than MUSIC!!” (Mark Johnson)

It was just a little over a year ago that I first learned about Playing for Change in a Bill Moyers Journal segment. Moyers began with a line that is still very apropos to today: “All over our country people are hurting. The statistics of unemployment and foreclosures reveal the magnitude of the distress but not the individual experience of people who lose their…

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Posted December 24, 2020 by kenneturner in Information

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  1. Good words!

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