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John Lennon on ‘The Walrus’

November 29, 2011

Via Wikipedia

  • “The first line was written on one acid trip one weekend. The second line was written on the next acid trip the next weekend, and it was filled in after I met Yoko… I’d seen Allen Ginsberg and some other people who liked Dylan and Jesus going on about Hare Krishna. It was Ginsberg, in particular, I was referring to. The words “Element’ry penguin” meant that it’s naïve to just go around chanting Hare Krishna or putting all your faith in one idol. In those days I was writing obscurely, a la Dylan.”
  • “It never dawned on me that Lewis Carroll was commenting on the capitalist system. I never went into that bit about what he really meant, like people are doing with the Beatles’ work. Later, I went back and looked at it and realized that the walrus was the bad guy in the story and the carpenter was the good guy. I thought, Oh, shit, I picked the wrong guy. I should have said, ‘I am the carpenter.’ But that wouldn’t have been the same, would it? [Sings, laughing] ‘I am the carpenter….'”

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Thus explains Liberalism in a nutshell.

Many Liberals are past or present drug users with addled brains and have no problem spewing nonsense to throngs of the naive populace.

Once others are infected with the Liberal ideology, it becomes difficult to get through to them with any kind of rationale.

 

 

 

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