What’s The Deal With People Blasting Their Speakers In The Backcountry?

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Why are we so bothered by people blasting music in the wilderness? Maybe it’s because we have the idea that “wilderness” is nature untouched and unsettled by humans, especially modern humans. But it’s a bit of a weird concept. Many are fine with music made non-electrically being played in the backcountry, maybe because we know that Indigenous communities have played music there for thousands of years. Some people say that the issue of music is just a matter of taste, which is affected by how we perceive “the wilderness.” Read full article here

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