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Whenever I hear somebody suggest listening to a song because "it has a great message," I cringe, no matter if the song is a call to protest or a summons to piety. 

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Music should be music, not politics or preaching. 

Music touches a different part of the brain than spoken language. Stroke victims who cannot speak sometimes maintain the ability to sing favorite songs. 

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