This is a strange pick. It is two guitarists talking about playing guitar. I think a two line reference to Adele, not really relevant. Rick Beato for those who might be interested does frequent videos on popular music and has really good and broad taste and is really knowledgeable and listenable. So I recommend his stuff. But I chose this for a different reason, which may or may not resonate with others. While watching the video, after a time I was inspired by and also troubled by what I was seeing. And what was it? It was/is a conversation by two people who were obviously totally immersed i and, passionate about what they do – in their case, playing music particularly on guitar. And seeing the result of that in their incredible knowledge and ability to present that knowledge plainly without embellishment. No posturing. So it was inspiring, at least for me, to see the extent of the passion for their work and the resulting knowledge bearing on it and the unpretentious presentation of that. Yes, it is their means of income. No it is not alienated labor, work to rules. Not unlike if I had watched a conversation between really immersed and passionate ball players, scientists, or for that matter, highly engaged hobbies of one sort or another, or whoever else, talking to one anothe, but doing so for a much wider audience. The troubling part — well not everyone will agree with it. But I thought to myself would two revolutionaries or radicals or progressives trying to create a better world give a similar impression of immersion, passion, knowledge, calm confidence, humility, and plainspokenness? What do you think?
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