the notion of fair reporting on what could be controversy
, allowing the reader to see both sides. you know, compare and contrast.
and this, on the appeal of an iconoclast
"He learned the value of making this kind of life from his earliest musical mentor, the composer Henry Cowell, who in San Francisco in the mid-1930s advised him to listen to music from around the world, look to found objects for new sounds and refuse to depend on the musical establishment for opportunities to perform. It was important to create one's own group of friends with whom to interact creatively."
(he'd kept the family baby books intact all those years ...