Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Why don't you just F-F-F-F-F Fade away...


Dear Old People Who Run the World, My generation would like to break up with you. Everyday, I see a widening gap in how you and we understand the world — and what we want from it. I think we have irreconcilable differences. You wanted big, fat, lazy “business.” We want small, responsive, micro-scale commerce. You turned politics into a dirty word. We want authentic, deep democracy — everywhere. You wanted financial fundamentalism. We want an economics that makes sense for people — not just banks. You wanted shareholder value — built by tough-guy CEOs. We want real value, built by people with character, dignity, and courage...

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3 comments:

bighatdino said...

Hafta ask... is the title of your post a Fishbone quote?

Mr. Hare said...

Whaddup BigHat. It may be Fishbone too, but I was refering to My G-G-G-Generation by the Who and Roger Daltrey's excellently improvised angry stutter.
Do you know that track 'Servitude' by Fishbone on the "Give a Monkey A Brain and He Swears His The Centre of The Universe" LP. I must dig that out and blast it.
Long time BigHat. How's Tricks?

bighatdino said...

As it is I got it wrong, theirs is "why don't you s-s-s-s straighten up" on Drunk Skitzo (also from 'Give a Monkey'). I love Servitude, "who, who do you serve? For whose empire and for whose whims?", it's a damn good rock track.

As fer me, I'm just doing the usual: spending too much dosh on trainers; continually rebuilding my website; trying to get back on the art wagon but falling off due to videogames :P