Doubt ? The very concept of doubt no longer has meaning these days. For Boulez, culture meant being open to possibilities. All too often, the less someone kmnows the more certainnthey are that no-one else can know. :That's why Boulez is dangerous. He thinks.- I cannot use the past tense for a man so mentally and creatively alive. Boulez didn't suppress anyone who wasn't already suppressed in themselves. Since ,opinions are controlled by wide market forces, society itself creates suppression. It's nuts to project that resentment onto someone who represents the opposite of groupthink. Doubt is the antidote to mindless assumptions, to demagogue groupthink. No wonder so many to supposedly Holy Writ. Doubt and provocation, the engines that drive the eternal quest for wisdom and knowledge, growth and renewal. If that's scary, so then is the whole concept of civilization.
Original Content: Boulez - the last interview