Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Seeking Oilish Music With A Conscience

Beth Curran bcurran@columbus.rr.com
Thu, 11 Sep 2003 06:49:24 -0400

I meant the moral dilemma of evaluating great art created for an immoral
purpose.  Another similar problem is the blood thinner drug coumadin,
which this week saved the life of one of my dearest friends, but was
developed as a chemical warfare agent.  Coumadin is its trade name - its
chemical name is warfarin.  Useful compound discovered during immoral

-----Original Message-----
From: powderworks-admin@cs.colorado.edu
[mailto:powderworks-admin@cs.colorado.edu] On Behalf Of Craig Jacobson
Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2003 9:58 PM
To: Beth Curran
Cc: 'Powderworks'
Subject: Re: [Powderworks] Seeking Oilish Music With A Conscience

Beth Curran wrote:

>...Now there's a
>whopper of a moral dilemma for your students, Bruce!
Beth, I know you're smart enough to know that there's no dilemma there 
at all...

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