Freedom’s Just Another Word …

This Chap will get to that in a minute …

… but first things first. Did you ever think how real, how prophetic all of this was 50 years ago .. and I definitely wanted to make sure you saw this clip from Easy Rider that the other chap posted just now. Repeating it – because it is important.

Oh, yeah, that’s right. That’s what’s it’s all about, all right. But talkin’ about it and bein’ it, that’s two different things. I mean, it’s real hard to be free when you are bought and sold in the marketplace. Of course, don’t ever tell anybody that they’re not free, ’cause then they’re gonna get real busy killin’ and maimin’ to prove to you that they are. Oh, yeah, they’re gonna talk to you, and talk to you, and talk to you about individual freedom. But they see a free individual, it’s gonna scare ’em.

This Chap …

… wrote about 67 and the summer of love a couple of posts back (OK – a little longer ago than he thought). Well – lookee here … a couple of years later … Kris wrote this .. yes released in 1970, but written in 69.

And this was Kris doing his own song ten years later …

My point?

Spot on and …. when will they we ever learn??

When indeed — remembering what happened at the end of the “Easy Rider” scene shown above. They were attacked by a racist mob. And the character, played by Jack Nicholson, who spoke of America as a great country, and freedom — they killed him.

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