Everything is a Remix is an insightful four-part video series exploring the notion that nothing is original. Part 3 takes a deeper look into how the act of copying has driven (and continues to drive) creativity and innovation in all aspects of our culture.
While I agree that copying is humanity’s way of learning and progressing, I don’t think this gives us free reign to copy somebody else’s work and slap our names on it.
There is a difference between reproducing and remixing.
The problem is that we often copy previous forms of work subconsciously, making it difficult to distinguish one from the other.
My head hurts…