I’m not a fan of metal music. I’m not a fan of kids music. But holy hell, bring on the metal music for kids!
I always preferred my family’s route: Dad had us listening to Black Sabbath by the time we were in middle school. It actually helped out in a lot of ways–metal is the only genre of music I know that includes things like MacBeth, The Silimarillion, Nordic mythology, and others. Even Ayn Rand is included in metal (and not just Rush–Anthrax has a version of Anthem). It’s a LOT easier to understand Shakespeare when it’s sung, rather than recited by a bunch of prepubescents.
ROFL!! SO. AWESOME. Heard some ACDC in there, too.
There’s a Theory of a Deadman song that’s pretty Objectivist, as well:
“No, I’m sorry to say, there’ll be no sacrifice today…”
Amazing. Some of their other songs aren’t so great. But this song is unbelievable.
Here’s another song that’s pretty awesome:
I’ve suggested to Mr. Peikoff via his facebook that you guys should feature it in the “Capitalism: the Unknown Ideal” documentary. (You guys do have that in the works, don’t you? You should!)
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