posted on Dec, 23 2013 @ 09:58 AM
It started for me in 1963, the year Kennedy was assassinated, and we were still doing duck and cover under our desks, and then one day during a drill,
I looked my teacher square in the eye, and she looked back at me, and I realized that she realized that our particle board and formica desks weren't
going to protect us from a nuclear blast, especially since we were a few miles from Kodak's Hawkeye plant, that made bomb sights, and probably had
several nice Russian nukes aimed at it, just for it alone, and with extra nice Russian nukes left over for those of us who might survive the first
couple of nukes, nukes with our name on them, nukes just for us.
And I realized that the adults were insane, or delusional. Then Vietnam happened, and Johnson that creep with his felon VP Spiro Agnew and his
equally felonious but at least smarter successor Richard Nixon, and we all started realizing that capitalism equaled professional war mongering, and
somebody you know came back in a body bag, then several somebodies, and the smart ones went to Canada or just fell off the grid and refused to
The more the straights mocked the hippies, the more the hippies realized they were right.
Capitalism and the joke of 'justice for all', worse thing ever to happen to the planet.
How did it happen that a natural plant, whose chemical constituents have natural receptors in every cell in the human body got demonized and made
illegal, (because it makes you think truly clearly, perhaps?), but killing en masse is somehow okey-doke, as long as the Pentagon and Dow Chemical and
GE do it? Because they're on the stock market Big Board? And make money for people who manage to live comfortably without any semblance of a