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Lyrical Impact

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This poll hopes to obtain a general opinion on weather people find lyrics in modern music to have a negative influence on our society.

How old are you?

75% (6) 10-15 years old
0% (0) 16-20 years old
12% (1) 21-25 years old
0% (0) 26-30 years old
0% (0) 31-35 years old
12% (1) Over 36 years old

8 voters have answered this question.

How often do you listen to music?

100% (8) Every day
0% (0) A few times a week
0% (0) Once a week
0% (0) Once a month
0% (0) Never

8 voters have answered this question.

Do you buy music that contains explicit lyrics?

62% (5) Yes
37% (3) No

8 voters have answered this question.

Why do you find music that contains explicit lyrics offensive?

0% (0) Because I disagree with the use of profanity
0% (0) Because I don't want my children to listen to music with curses
28% (2) Because i do not think musicians should produce songs in which they talk about violence, we have eno
71% (5) I am not offended by that type of music

7 voters have answered this question.

Have you heard of the following artists/groups, Marilyn Manson, N.W.A, Eminem, Ozzy Osbourne and 2 Live Crew?

28% (2) Yes
0% (0) No
57% (4) Most of them
14% (1) Some of them
0% (0) None of them

7 voters have answered this question.

Do you find any of these artists lyric's to be offensive?

42% (3) Yes
57% (4) No

7 voters have answered this question.

If so, why?

42% (3) Because they are poor role models and it is represented in their music
0% (0) Because they use profanity in their songs
0% (0) Because they use drugs references in their songs
0% (0) Because they live criminal lifestyles which is reflected in their music
57% (4) I do not find any of these artists offensive

7 voters have answered this question.

Do you think it is fair if a music artists is held responsible for a murder or crime because someone claims their music had a role in the crime itself?

0% (0) Yes
100% (7) No

7 voters have answered this question.

Can lyrics in music influence people to do things that they would not normally do?

57% (4) Yes
42% (3) No

7 voters have answered this question.

If so, should music that is a bad influence on society be banned?

33% (2) Yes
50% (3) No
16% (1) I don't find lyrics to be influencial in any way

6 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2002-12-11 22:01:46 by eg852002
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