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08 Sep 2002 00:48:25 +1000
On Sat, 2002-09-07 at 23:17, Rachel Polanskis wrote:
> On Sat, 7 Sep 2002, Ann Moffatt wrote:
> > peace & love
> > (i'm brushing up my old 60s sign off on all my ems letters etc in the hope
> > that it does something to stop the impending war but i doubt it. the shrub
> > needs it to get re-elected!!)
> Trouble is, most of this current generation of kids that are the same age now as
> the 60's generation was then, couldn't give a sh*t about peace and love.
*ahem* And most of the people that were peace and love-ites back then
are now board members, ceo's, and the like (or were during the wonderful
Something went wrong somewhere along the line. If the generation back
then was so strong in it's ability to change the political direction of
the world, why has that strength vanished as those people have moved
into the age and the positions of power themselves?
It's not all "the youth of today" that have stopped caring.
(my guess: it's hard to be a revolutionary when you're comfortably
well-off, or when you're working 9 to 5 to stay comfortable. And it's
really easy to end up "bum up, head down" doing the best you can to keep
your little corner of the world right, and lose sight of the big picture
- the stuff that used to matter.)
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