Where we are at so we know where we go

“I’m not worried about the future, cause it’s going to be the same, I’m just going to be older.”
– unknown quote from rubber tramps documentary

There is a difference between those who can not stand society and leave the commonplace means of being and those who choose to do what is different from the common path. Overcorrection to fix any kind of misunderstanding can make things feel fine, but an over-the-top deal may make things worse. The trick of course is balance of freedom and conception of the tomorrows. Times are different as they always are. Those in the 60s and 70s youth had a beef with the 40s and 50s style. Why is it so hard for those of the 60s and 70s to identify with the problems of the 80s and 90s youth? It is all random numbers when it comes down to it, but how many more repeats must it take for a rational conversation of debate to occur. Forget the whole, “I’ve been around longer, I know more.” As Huey Walker of the film “Flashback” said, “the young are the ones with the most to lose. They are the ones with the least protection and the means of change resting upon their mere presence and not monetary power as those of age above.”

What of those generations can agree that things are going fine. And that those who are going know that things are fine. Blind to the consequences and 401k securities. I am not putting one penny in those programs because of the simple fact that the funds may only be useful 40 odd years from now. Will we still have the same kind of stability that would provide for those funds. Burroughs was onces talking about the thing Kennedy once said, “ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country,” and Burroughs said, “what bullshit, the government is supposed to be there to serve the people, and bullshit it is that the people are there to serve the government.”

Instead of so much contempt of those of the past who have done things of difference, think of those who have done nothing and remember how boring things would be if only those of predictable action would do things and tomorrow you would wake up with no worry about sleeping in because nothing really is going to be of a surprise. (sp due to battery nonsense)

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