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Re: "Morning Has Broken"

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carla schiller (
Sun, 11 Apr 1999 17:18:02 -0700 (PDT)

Your comment raises an issue for me. I liked Cat Stevens' music very
much. At some point, however, he converted to Islam, became a supremist
and publicly supported the death threat against Salmon Rushdie. I haven't
been able to get myself to listen to his music since.

I have the same problem with Woody Allen. I used to love his movies, but
since he committed what I consider child abuse by having sex with his
then-significant-other's (Mia Farrow) daughter Soon Yi, I won't go see his

How do the rest of you handle art you like created by people you despise?
I'd be curious to know.


Carla Schiller
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On Sun, 11 Apr 1999, Fran Marze wrote:

> Great to hear of another 'Cat Stevens fan. Isn't his voice just beautiful.
> I'm trying to educate my students with his music as background. Also, in
> church today, it was the first hymn. Fran