well, john cage is a musician who people talk about a great deal more
than listen to

> Somebody once wrote a piece of music which in fact involved not
> writing a piece of music at all.
>
> The score of the piece merely instructs the pianist to sit down, open
> the lid of the piano and wait out a period of 4' 33" then close the
> piano lid and walk off.
>
> Many people who "heard" it at the premiere felt ripped off. Others
> agreed with the composer that music had in fact occurred.
>
> Something was given for Nothing
>
> Does something have to be paid for?
>
> Kim Jones
>
> On 06/03/2006, at 4:14 PM, Norman Samish wrote:
>
> >
> > "Why is there something rather than nothing?"
> >
> > When I heard that Famous Question, I did not assume that "nothing" was
> > describable - because, if it was, it would not be "nothing."  I
> > don't think
> > of "nothing" as an empty bitstring - I think of it as the absence of a
> > bitstring - as "no thing."
> >
> > Given that definition, is there a conceivable answer to The Famous
> > Question?
> >
> > Norman
> >
> >
>
> ===========================
>
> Everyone lies about everything all of the time. Believe me.
>
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