One leaves oneself at home when one goes to the theatre, one renounces the right to one’s own tongue and choice. . . . There one is common people, audience, herd, female, pharisee, voting cattle, democrat, neighbor, fellow man . . . even the most personal conscience is vanquished by the leveling magic of the great number. . . . (Nietzsche)
An Interesting read it was. On Theodor Adorno & HEAVY METAL. For the starters, Adorno was the distinct champion of the Critical school of Frankfurt and author of texts which are understood only with a decent dictionary alongside.