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Jesus, Reagan and John Lennon
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http://www.foxnews.com/opinion.....g-from-us/

 

i just saw someone post this on twitter...

what do you all think about it?

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zerber4 said:

Just to be fair, here's an interview with the man who wrote the article in question. Maybe it answers your skepticism.

http://video.foxnews.com/v/108.....on-secrets

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Thanks. All that interview did, however, is make that guy seem even less reputable. Still bullshit.

As if it matters how a man falls down.'

'When the fall's all that's left, it matters a great deal.

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"We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love." — Dr. Seuss
 
 
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From the article:

"I don't believe in the evolution of fish to monkeys to men. Why aren't monkeys changing into men now?," Lennon asked. "It's absolute garbage. It's absolutely irrational garbage, as mad as the ones who believe the world was made only four thousand years ago, the fundamentalists.... I don't buy it. I've got no basis for it and no theory to offer, I just don't buy it. Something other than that. Something simpler. I don't buy anything other than "It always was and ever shall be."

Something is clear: John had an artistic mind, he was impaired in terms of emotional intelligence, and he was no philosopher… His mind was full of all sorts of contradictory ideas. And let me repeat it: I love the guy. It’s just that he felt deeply about things, but changed his mind, often irrationally and for no known reason. He was an artist, a musician, a poet –and the best at that, but don’t expect much else from him.

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Forsan et haec olim meminisse juvabit” (“Perhaps one day it will be a pleasure to look back on even this”; Virgil, The Aeneid, Book 1, line 203, where Aeneas says this to his men after the shipwreck that put them on the shores of Africa)

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He wasn't a US Citizen. So he wouldn't have voted for any candidate for President in 1980. I recall, somewhere, he said he had never voted, period; not even in Britain.  Was he enthusiastic about a Reagan Presidency?  Maybe, maybe not. Neil Young even flirted with Reaganism for a time; by the time GW Bush rolled around he wrote "Rockin' in the Free World," so  even Neil Young had his head temporarily turned but found his way back. So, if it was true, obviously John wasn't alone in some temporary Reagan-love, if he even had it to begin with.

 

As for the Christianity, I think it's safe to assume he may have gone through a "born-again" phase sometime in the late 70's. I read a piece in Guideposts (a Christian-themed journal), of all the places, that some missionary's wife wrote about the time John, Yoko and Sean attended her husband's church during a visit to Japan. She'd disliked him for years based on the '66 "Bigger than Jesus" debacle and she was ready to spit nails at him, but he turned out to be a very nice guy, deeply devoted to his son.  The whole gist of the article was not to judge people (as she had judged John before meeting him), but it bears out the alleged swerve to Christianity on his part , as I can't think of a reason this lady would have lied. On the other hand, maybe he just wanted to be in a place where people spoke English.  Who knows? But like so many of John's whims, I think the Christianity whim had passed  by the time he died, based on statements he made towards the end of his life. 

Seaman was the source for both of these stories; I don't know what the general consensus is on him around here. 

People move through time; their opinions change; and especially this one, who, I think, kept hoping  to find THE ANSWER during his all-too-short time on this ride.  

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ahdn_paul_06 Found something about George here

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Annadog40 said
ahdn_paul_06 Found something about George
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Thanks Anna for reviving that thread.blue-meanie
 

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