Youth Culture, Possession and Music

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While it is common knowledge that the “teenager” was invented in the 20th century and that youth in particular have been targeted with revolutionary ideology, I just ran across an interesting quote from Socrates in the Phaedrus  on poetic madness or “furor,” which “seizes a tender, pure soul.”

Is their something special about a young soul making it especially susceptible not just to the moral, emotional, and psychological effects of music, but even the spiritual ones as well?

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