People are in the music business to make money. Such beliefs may be held more widely than we like to imagine: This is not the case. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo goes even further, in providing a redemptive narrative by showing an active and intelligent female taking revenge on the men who kill or inflict violence on women.
The censor would also have to then choose which of these where fitting reasons to ban the song.
I know that we would all like to believe that we live in a free market and that the people choose what becomes popular and mainstream, but I am here arguing that although this idea fits the American dream, is it not necessarily the case.
This incredibly violent song is just one of the many outrageously misogynstic songs that are played around the world. The prop said if the govt Films should not depict and glorify violence against women not ban this music then automatically the govt condones it.
So not only do we have a song that reflects a victim that is asking to be offended, but now we have a male character exerting power and control and glorifying it through a catchy rap. As popular music has such a strong impact, the only way the spread of such a backwards message can be curtailed is by banning the music that is glorifying that message.
People are in the music business to make money. Real social change requires real action. You will also see another heroine, Amy, played by Kate Hudson, killed in a similar way, and hear her struggling for breath as she slowly dies on the floor.
The audience would be reduced to a tiny minority and those who remain would be aware of the lyrics as they would have to specifically seek out the music rather than simply being exposed to it with little thought of what it may contain. The narrative may not explicitly condone murderous violence, but it suggests that it is the seedbed of true love.
Proving that these restrictions are not working and shows why further restrictions on music content are necessary. They have yet to even show a link between this music and increased VAW. Clearly anyone with common sense can see that this is not the case. Clearly we must ban misogynistic music from being a part of the threads of our society, to show that songs that glorify vicious crimes against women should not be acceptable as the "harmless entertainment" that the opposition suggests it could be.
But unlike for example drugs there are direct substitutes that would be almost exactly the same but without the violent lyrics so there is little point in going to the extra effort to get illegal versions.
However, music that glorifies violence against women is preventing us from succeeding. This is just a matter of opinion and thus no-one can be unbiased in making a decision. Being an advocate for survivors of domestic violence for close to two years now, I am upset with is the fact that this horrifying portrayal is glorified and left un-resolved, while reinforcing the justifications of the abuser and depicting the survivor as weak, nasty and rather accepting of her fate.
The ban will not change this because they listen to this music because they are bigots, not that they are bigots because they listen to the music. More basically, music is a very communal activity and people may sing in crowds or to each other.
Much in the same way many rap fans do not take the lyrics of their favorite artists seriously. These misogynistic views are in the minority. Why cant this song be an encouraging song to those in the same situation, instead of reiterating the horror of staying in such a relationship.
This is simply false. Counterpoint The music is not the reason for the lack of respect for women; rather it is a much broader problem that cannot be prevented simply by targeting music. It is impossible to eradicate this material. The discussion of whether music depicting violence against women should be banned creates a platform so that we can begin to discuss if all music depicting any crimes should be banned.
Note: In order to illustrate the examples of violent language towards women in music involves directly quoting from the original source. Aug 28, · TORONTO FILMS that portray extreme violence against women sexually stimulate nearly a third of all men - even though the films may contain relatively little that is explicitly sexual, according to.
Music that glorifies violence against women should be banned Violence against women is one of the most widespread human rights abuses affecting the world today. Every day, thousands of women and girls are abused and murdered by their families, raped in. Focus: Violence against women.
In a campaign to highlight abuse against women, a Youtube video titled ‘One photo a day in the worst year of my life’ features a woman who appears to be a victim.
While in most countries films (and to an extent TV shows) The discussion of whether music depicting violence against women should be banned creates a platform so that we can begin to discuss if all music depicting any crimes should be banned.
Many feminists criticise the idea of banning music that glorifies violence against women, as. Why is there so much movie violence against women? Winterbottom is quick to remind his interviewers that his film does not condone the violence it shows. Indeed, those films and television.Films should not depict and glorify violence against women