...If you look closely, and really think about it, you will see it. You'll see those who give others a bad name. You'll see the hypocritical Christians, you'll see the capitalistic hippies, you'll see exactly what I'm talking about...
Disillusioned? I'm not surprised - join the club
But - here's something I think might help you: Boxes are not part of the solution - they are a very big part of the problem
People will never live up to our expectations - especially if our expectations and definitions are too rigid
Who was the realest hippie? Galileo? Abraham Lincoln? Henry David Thoreau? Charles Darwin? Marx? Rosa Parks? Noam Chomsky? Ghandi? Cesar Chavez? Reverand King? JFK? Bobby? Bob Dylan? Melanie? CSNY? Christopher Hitchens? Harvey Milk? Bella Abzug? James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner...? Al Gore? Mother Jones?
Mother Teresa? :-)
Thieves, connivers, adulterers, drinkers, egoists - makers of war...self deluded liars and just plain liars
And all human. All of us wondering about the truth and trying to say something to this world about our world - and our human condition
Most of us trying to survive our days, let alone our lives
What are you after L8RT8RZ? Authenticity?
How authentic are any of us?
In the big ways, or in the very small ways we all participate in this life - we all contribute and we all detract
(I'm still waiting on that essay...or even just a paragraph - just what is a REAL hippie?)