Time for questions; time to ask some serious curlies and I don't mean short
and curlies I mean the big questions.
Why do some people who work in music feel the need to bully, intimidate and
threaten their colleagues?
Why do people in authority feel that their authority is enhanced when they
bully, intimidate or threaten?
Why does bullying attract a sycophantic cohort of supporters who are clearly
lulled into a false sense of security, believing that the bully is their
How insecure is the bully and what makes the bully the way he/she is?
Why do bullies threaten those who take them on with vile consequences for
questioning the bully?
Was Hitler a bully? Yes, I believe so. Was Al Capone a bully? Yes, I believe
Were Hitler and Al Capone pathological liars? Yes, I believe so.
Thus, dear friends in music, why do we need bullies in our lives?
We don't. We need to stand up to them and tell them that their behaviour is
We need to be united against the pretenders and the fakers who only care
about themselves and not about music.