In an article by the Wall Street Journal "Why Dictators Hate to See Us Moved by Music"
, Eric Felten writes a insightful opinion editorial which explains a trend throughout history and the present where dictators try to stamp out music in the pursuit of total control.
Felten goes on to explain a new study about the power of music or "the manipulative arts" which explains to the extent that music actually manipulates us emotionally. Felten quotes behavioral scientist John Dryen,
"What passion cannot Music raise and quell!"
For more, please visit the article online at Why Dictators Hate to See Us Moved by Music