Why are songwriters important?

A good song helps the listener feel someone else's feelings.

That's called, "empathy."

Lack of empathy is at the root of the world's biggest problems.

War. Poverty. Intolerance. Violence.

That means songwriters have the ability to create,

on demand, the one thing the world needs most.

Out of nowhere, they are able to produce

this powerful, elusive, ethereal resource

that changes how people see things.

And that's what changes the world.