What Does Your Favorite Music Say About You?

We all have bands or singers that we enjoy. They create music that might make us dance, make us think, or make us feel.

The particular musician or group, however, can help explain something about your personality. The style or genre that resonates with you can also be illuminating.

What is your favorite music? And what does it say about you?

Related questions: Why does music evoke emotion? Why do we like what we like? What makes you you?

How Does Creative Expression Help Us to Know Ourselves Better?

I have several songs in my music collection that speak to me. There’s a dance performance that moves me every time I see it. And an essay from my favorite author helped form my beliefs as I was developing my own political identity.

It seems art can sometimes communicate directly with our soul. How does creative expression help us to know ourselves better?

Related questions: Why do we like what we like? What are the benefits of fiction? Why does music evoke emotion?

How Important Is The Artist To Art?

Once an artist makes a piece of art (a book, a painting, a song, a sculpture, a play, etc.), finishes it and puts it out into the world, what role, good or bad, does the artist play in the work?

Can a good person create bad art? Can a bad person create good art?

How important is the artist to art?

Related questions: What is “good” art? Why do we like what we like? Why does music evoke emotion? How does art influence daily life? What are the benefits of fiction?

What Are The Benefits Of Fiction?

Fiction is all around us — in the movies we watch, the books we read, the stores we tell each other. We all consume fiction every day, and telling made-up stories has been a part of the human experience since the dawn of man.

But why should we care? Fiction must serve some purpose in our lives, or it wouldn’t matter so much to us. What are the benefits of fiction?

Related questions: What is the difference between lying and fiction? How can we strengthen our imagination? How important is the artist to art?