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  1. #16
    cr
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    RG, an aside
    My younger brother went to the Sorbonne in Paris, came back and went to Bard College; took LSD 4-5 times and lost it, attention span 30 sec, etc. In NY slept under the highway divider to avoid mosquitos, lived in the back of a pie delivery truck - did the hippie thing for 6 years. Went to Bezerkley and eventually a PhD
    and a deadly dull life thereafter. Not sure of the moral (never stop trying ? but trying at what ?)

    Escape - you cleaned up your post, and the foolishness persists.
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  2. #17
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    So this guy got his dog really high. He tells the dog "Play dead." And the dog says, "Nah man, play Floyd!"

  3. #18
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    Bill A.."Escape - you cleaned up your post, and the foolishness persists."
    Didn't cleanup the post. it was taken down. Foolishness? Oh yeah. had big bowl of foolishness this morning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillA View Post
    RG, an aside
    My younger brother went to the Sorbonne in Paris, came back and went to Bard College; took LSD 4-5 times and lost it, attention span 30 sec, etc. In NY slept under the highway divider to avoid mosquitos, lived in the back of a pie delivery truck - did the hippie thing for 6 years. Went to Bezerkley and eventually a PhD
    and a deadly dull life thereafter. Not sure of the moral (never stop trying ? but trying at what ?)

    Escape - you cleaned up your post, and the foolishness persists.
    Yes, in those times I saw that myself with some people. My wife and I didn’t do drugs as we were interested in having children and providing them a home and an education. Fortunately that all worked out for us.
    I hope your brother has healed and is doing well today. Good luck!


    We are not what we take, we are what we leave.

  5. #20
    cr
    May 2005
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    lots of ex-hippies around (or dead, the alternative); hell, I was even a conservative

    lol, careful with labels
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  6. #21
    cr
    May 2005
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    back on topic

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    Sure enjoyed that video Bill. It was “Trippy”!
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    We are not what we take, we are what we leave.

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    Bizzarely enough I didnt realise Peter Fonda died a few days before I posted....??

    chub
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    Quote Originally Posted by BillA View Post
    hippies simply wanted to live (free) without working, some would work for their goal while most sat around (same as any group)
    for many, anti-establishment included not washing but the real rot was in their heads
    I am from SF and the results can be seen today in The City

    so sad
    I watched a you tube documentary on the current state of San francisco. I must say I was a little taken aback. Public defecation , used syringes , homeless crisis. Such a shame.

    chub

  10. #25

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    Many baby boomers have great memories of their hippie days. Others have herpes and Hepatitus C.
    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it”

    Thomas Jefferson

  11. #26
    cr
    May 2005
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    Quote Originally Posted by chub View Post
    Bizzarely enough I didnt realise Peter Fonda died a few days before I posted....??

    chub
    and I have never seen Fonda, but I don't go to movies
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  12. #27
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    Quote Originally Posted by BillA View Post
    and I have never seen Fonda, but I don't go to movies
    There’s this new thing called TV, or television. They play his movies.
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  13. #28
    cr
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    Quote Originally Posted by fistfulladirt View Post
    There’s this new thing called TV, or television. They play his movies.
    yea, I unna stan; some live vicariously at home and others prefer first-hand real-time experiences
    why on earth would I be interested in script writers and/or actors parroting someone else's words ?
    I've been shot at and missed, and a tad more; treadmills are for hamsters

    sorry, movies are make believe (now Citizen Kane I do like, ok)
    now UFC ? (internet betting channel in UK) I'm on board

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    why can't we ALL just get along...
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  15. #30
    cr
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    Quote Originally Posted by 3cylbill View Post
    why can't we ALL just get along...
    we do, we do; we've been robbing, raping, and killing for all the history we know of
    we do get along, big fish eat small ones - perfectly natural
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