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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentOther - Politics & Government · 1 month ago

The Metallica song "Master of Puppets" uses language which implies an outdated and culturally inappropriate power exchange. Can we cancel it?

The word "Master" implies that one human being has an inappropriate amount of control over another. The word also conjures images of slavery and sexual aggression. 


This is simply not acceptable in the year 2021. Can we please cancel this song? Or at least change the name to "Friendship Among Puppets?"

7 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Cancel a Metallica song?? Get this fool out of here!

  • 1 month ago

    Uh......then what would you call a collegiate "Masters Degree"?

  • ?
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    End of passion play, crumbling away

    I'm your source of self-destruction

    Veins that pump with fear, sucking darkest clear

    Leading on your death's construction

    Taste me you will see

    More is all you need

    You're dedicated to

    How I'm killing you

    Come crawling fasterObey your masterYour life burns fasterObey your masterMasterMaster of puppets I'm pulling your stringsTwisting your mind and smashing your dreamsBlinded by me, you can't see a thingJust call my name, 'cause I'll hear you screamMasterMasterJust call my name, 'cause I'll hear you screamMasterMaster

  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    And by "cancel"  you mean "just not listen to some old timey band which quite frankly peaked in mid-eighties."

    Or do you mean "quit using it to sell minivans to balding guys who pretend they're off-roading rather than car pooling."

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  • 1 month ago

    Just call my name and I'll hear you scream.

  • ?
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    Metallica is from Finland, they don’t give the hairy shît from a rats àss about political correctness, and nor do I. Why don’t cancel all their songs? Like their remake of Turn the Page, it has lyrics that go, “you feel the eyes on you, and the whispers are all the same, is that a woman or a man?” It’s racist against hippies...

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    C'mon man.   \m/

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