Perhaps empaths and sociopaths shouldn’t be seen as total opposites, but instead as quasi-parallels. Emily Heron notes that both personality types often act like they do ー sometimes negatively ー for selfish reasons. The sociopaths will do whatever they want and be brutally honest because they only care about their own feelings, while the empaths tend to lie or manipulate others so they don’t have to feel their pain.
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Why Do Modern Pop Songs Have So Many Credited Writers?
The music industry has changed dramatically over the last few decades – with the number of songwriters credited on number one hits more than doubling. This is due to a combination of factors, including money, the computer and a changing definition of what songwriting is. For example, if The Beatles’ classic “I Feel Fine” was released today, it would likely have four writers credited instead of two, due to the influence of producers, samples and interpolations. With the rise of lawsuits, artists now preemptively add songwriter credits to their songs, even if the similarities between their song and the source material are coincidental. It all goes to show that the music industry is becoming more complex and competitive. Read full article here