Putin urged to avoid the extremes of exclusion in the culture, including in terms of rap
SAINT PETERSBURG, December 15. /TASS/. In response to criticism that the musical direction of the head of state reminded that the waltz was in its time considered bad manners.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged caution on the prohibitions or their complete withdrawal in culture, including in terms of rap.
“Method “grab and not let go” — he is the most ineffective, the worst you can come up with — he said at a meeting of the Council for culture and the arts. And the effect will be counterproductive”.
Presented at the meeting, the offer to “all [all] to enable” the head of state has called “revolutionary” and laughed at him.
“Why are we funny? Because we are people of a certain circle, he said, drawing attention to laughter among the participants. — Here we need to make sure that everything was funny and do not like.”
Putin added that he plans to meet with Lyudmila Verbitskaya, who is a renowned scholar and is engaged in the research of profanity. In her opinion, which was voiced by the President, the Mat is part of the language. “The only question is, how to use it, — said Putin. — We have different body parts are, but we don’t flaunt every time the heat or the cold.” “This needs to be treated very carefully,” — he stressed.
“But if you cannot stop, you need to lead and to appropriately direct,” — said the head of state. He added that the modalities of such a “direction” to debate.
In response to the presentations made at the meeting, criticism of rap Putin recalled that the waltz was in its time considered bad manners. “Then it became a classic” he said.
“You said that rap [rests] on the three pillars of sex, drugs and protest. But all of this are most concerned about drugs, — said the President. Is the path to degradation of the nation.”
“They love it in there, somewhere “over the hill”, to do it, God help you, let what I want, I do,” — said the head of state. According to him, the use of drugs and propaganda of drug addiction is worse than swearing.