What is Art's role in Society today?

What is Art’s role in Society today?

It has long been taken for granted that Art is present in all aspects of human activity and culture. That Art has roles in society. One role of Art is that Art ...
Coronavirus: Exit Strategy

Coronavirus: Exit Strategy

Countries are implementing various methods to lower the spread of COVID-19, such as physical distancing and national lockdown. These methods are designed to buy time for scientists to find a vaccine and/ ...
pot legalization

Does pot legalization matter to music?

Pot or marijuana experimentation is blatantly ‘common’ among music (and arts) enthusiasts. With the numbers of pot legalization’s support is significantly increasing in the Americas lately, will it be the gateway to ...
Can we listen to music whilst doing other things?

Can we listen to music whilst doing other things?

Since the practicalities of portable/mobile audio players, and digital-based audio players, everyone can listen to music at anytime, anywhere, anyhow; but really, can we ‘multitask’ music? ...
Freedom of Speech and Social Media

Freedom of Speech and Social Media

Freedom of Speech is important to us. It allows us not only to share our voices, but also to obtain and learn more knowledge from others. With (human) rights comes responsibility, but ...
Climate Change vs. Economy

Climate Change vs. Economy

Environmental deterioration and extreme weather are real, the facts and figures are too obvious to be dismissed or neglected. One of TV commercials says, ”Nature does not need people; people needs nature.” ...
Is Democracy still Important

Is Democracy Dying?

Following the end of the Cold War in the 1990s, globalization seemed to be embraced as the way to world peace. Along with it, democracy and sense of freedom seemed to flourish ...
education

Have we reached our purpose in education?

The purpose of education is to create better human beings. Compared to our predecessors, with all the systems and unlimited source of knowledge we have today, have we made the world a ...
digital art

Can Art be Created (Purely) Digitally?

In this Internet and Digital age, we increasingly witness many "purely digital" works and creations. Music has been composed & recorded using computers, with  simulated instruments that sound "indistinguishable from the real ...
Human Ego, a Friend or Foe?

Human Ego, a Friend or Foe?

We are raising this issue because it may affect, influence, direct or even determine our future, particularly when involving individuals who we consider as the global “game changers”.Our world is populated by ...
Sovereignty

Sovereignty and (Humanitarian) Intervention

Sovereignty basically is the rightful status of any nation to govern themselves, while Humanitarian Intervention is an act of interfering with another nation's (or someone else's) affairs in the name of Humanity ...
Social Media

Are we REALLY socializing when we use the social media?

With the growth of the Internet and technologies these days, we can search for our long lost friends and meet some new friends. We are even able to follow a wide range of ...
Graffiti and Mural

Graffiti and Mural

Arts in its all forms (such as performing, visual, street and literature) is perhaps too broad of a subject to discuss, not to mention the discussion on which of the cultural creation ...
World War

World War III

The world had experienced terrible tragedies in the past, from bilateral & multilateral wars, dictatorship to genocide. But humans never seem to learn from those devastating pains. Today, the world is facing ...