Saturday, May 27, 2006

What If They Gave a War...?

Tony Long writes:
It was a lousy year, 1968.

I was in high school then. I quit the baseball team because, frankly, sports seemed frivolous. In 1968, there were more important things to worry about than perfecting a curveball. All very high-minded and, in retrospect, more than a little pompous. But nearly 40 years down the road I don't regret having done it. My political consciousness was awakened and I was actively engaged in the world around me.

But as bad as things were then, they seem infinitely worse now.
. . . he asks:
In short, where the hell is everybody?
and he has some excellent theories.

Read the article What If They Gave a War...? by Tony Long ~ May 26, 2006 ~ Wired News

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