Neil Young is streaming his new album, Living With War, at his website, www.neilyoung.com.
I’m relieved to see it, hoping that things really will begin to change. On the other hand, I don’t feel very hopeful at the moment.
It really seemed like things would change 40-50 years ago, before those philanderers and radicals, Martin Luther King, Jr., Robert Kennedy, John Kennedy, and Malcolm X., were shot. And I guess they did change, in many positive ways (and some not-so-positive ones). But not enough.
I’m looking forward to my sunny optimism returning, but for now, I see the lies all around us and I don’t see the way out.
I got junk mail that was all about lying and misleading the other day, and I realized that there are people all over the place who make their living lying. I mean, your next-door neighbor, the lady at the post office, everywhere. Is it any wonder people won’t stand up against it?