Melodies come in two general forms. Some are “in 3,” while most are “in 4.” To write lyrics for melodies, you need to be able to recognize those two forms.
Does virtue change? Do cultures make progress in understanding virtue? Might “Eye of the Tiger” represent a regress? Drama! Listen to the episode and explore background material.
Manipulation: subliminal messages, the equivalence of physical and emotional pain, and the problem of proportional punishment. Listen to the episode and explore background material.