The Good Vs. The Bad Essay

858 words - 4 pages

In today’s society music influences people in many ways both for the better and for the worst. Music plays such a big role in modern society due to its easy accessibility like the radio. There are many artist in the world some that influence people for the better, muses, and others that influence others for the worst ,Monsters. Jon Lajoie is an example of a monster, he displays this in his song “Show me your genitals” when he degrades women to a lower standard, and talks about them like the are property On the other hand, Katy Perry represents a muse when she influences people for the better when she talks about being the best that you can be, never giving up, and that everything happens for a reason in her song “Firework”.
Jon Lajoie is a monster because in his song, “Show Me Your Genitals” he degrades women and talks about them like they are men’s property. In the beginning of the song Jon says, “Women are stupid, and I don’t respect them, Thats right, I just have sex with them,” Jon demonstrates the inhumanity of some men, thinking it is ok to put men over women and that women are not equal to men in every way. Jon then mentions, “ I can’t have sex with your personality, and i can’t put my P@$%# in your college degree and I can’t shove my fist in your childhood dreams, so why are you sharing all this information with mee?” Jon is simply saying that women don’t need to go to college and their childhood dreams are useless because all they are useful for is men’s pleasure which is completely sexiest and unacceptable for todays society. Towards the end of the song, John states, “ Girl’s brains are much stupider than men’s are, so they should always listen to us, ‘cause we’re smart, women are good for three things cooking. cleaning, and V$%^#@#,” Jon is dehumanizing women in many ways in this part of the song not only is he putting men above women again saying women should always listen to women but he is also saying that they are man's possessions and only good for cooking, cleaning, and man’s pleasure. All in all, by degrading women to a lower standard than men and saying that women are man’s property in his song, “Show Me Your Genitals” Jon Lajoie is a monster.
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