Permalink for Comment #1379572883 by 12ozMouse

, comment by 12ozMouse
12ozMouse I think controversial articles are fine, although this topic really and truly is 0.0% of the reason I'm interested in Phish or attend shows. I'll quote myself, "I don't care if you're a purple newt from the Congo with Tongan blood, it's nice to have you here".

I can't get down with the narrative in this article, but in a way, I'm glad it was published and real thoughts can be exchanged. The free market of speech, if you will. I guess the million dollar question I have with these themes, which I think warrants a very real and serious discussion: Let us take the position that the author's of this article are valid in their can one appropriately disagree with the conclusion in this article in a way that is accepted as a valid counter-argument? Because if we go with (crude summary here) "well Phish shows are too white and if you are white and don't think so, it's because of privilege and fragility, which is how the scene exists in the first place" can't have a serious discussion when the logic is so circular that there are no valid responses, or that any contradictory response is proof-positive of the validity of your argument. It doesn't check out. is a non-commercial project run by Phish fans and for Phish fans under the auspices of the all-volunteer, non-profit Mockingbird Foundation.

This project serves to compile, preserve, and protect encyclopedic information about Phish and their music.

Credits | Terms Of Use | Legal | DMCA

© 1990-2023  The Mockingbird Foundation, Inc. | Hosted by Linode