Skip to comments.Go Ahead, Imagine (Good Criticism of Lennon Lennon Song)
Posted on 08/13/2012 7:13:39 AM PDT by Loud Mime
Lets take John Lennon up on his offer. Lets imagine what the world would be like with no countries, religions or a heaven or hell. Lets imagine a world with no possessions and nothing important enough to be willing to kill to protect it or die to ensure its continuing. Lets imagine Lennons world where all the people are living for nothing other than today.
In this world, people will have saved no money for their retirement. After all, retirement is somewhere down the line. All the people would have massive debts borrowed every penny from everywhere they could, maxed out their credit cards, bought houses they couldnt pay for because the promise to repay those debts were made yesterday. In Lennons world people would splurge on big screen TVs, using money that should have gone to buying health insurance, but, alas, the big game is tonight while their health at the moment is just fine.
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should have read: Lennon-Lenin
This makes me think of Moses the raven in the book “Animal Farm” who tried to get the animals to believe in Sugarcandy Mountain. Never liked John Lennon much anyway.
I suppose when you are hallucinating on drugs there are no boundries.
I cringed when I saw scores of CHILDREN singing Lennon’s Marxist anthem in the CLOSING CEREMONIES of the London 2012 Olympics, complete with his image in a giant screen and A likeness of Lennon being formed via a humongous puzzle...
These kids are being taught Marxist values at such a tender age... what will the future of Britain be if they hold to such sentiments when they grow up?
No possessions, no religion ??
Orwell’s writings are some of my favorites!
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin promised the same thing in 1917.
A worldwide revolution of the proletariat.
The entire globe would be socialist with no countries, no religion, no possessions, no greed and no hunger. The world would live as one.
It helps to imagine all this mental mucus when one is on drugs.
I like Paul Shanklin’s version better........
I think Yoko wrote it.
Sounds like the EU.
There's a reason that one of the big initiatives of George Soros is to push for drug legalization.
I’ll try this.
I thought the producers’ reverent treatment of Lennon’s “Imagine” was an interesting contrast to the roller skating, girts-flashing nuns in Eric Idle’s comedy routine.
Never liked John Lennon much anyway.
I know I’ll catch some slack for this but, me neither.
I never could buy into the Lennon genius thing.
I think Yoko wrote it.
Just thank goodness she didn’t sing it.
The more I listen to the Beatles over the years, I am convinced that Lennon simply rode on Paul’s coattails.
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