allen ginsberg’s independence day manifesto

“we’ve got to regain knowledge again, and we’ve got to regain an understanding again, of who we are. not just those chosen to fuel systems, but individuals who have the power to criticize and analyze, and attack injustice when it becomes prevalent and apparent in front of our faces like it is in ours right now. we’ve been all put to sleep. put to sleep to a system. a system that continues to perpetrate ignorance amongst our spirit and amongst our minds. one that wants you not to act. a system that would rather see all of you at that bar drinking beer filling your minds being put to sleep with beer or with drugs rather than acting against it and fighting a system which has been perpetrating imperialist lies and other fucking bullshit for five hundred years.

so fucking drink up or fucking wake up. your part of the solution or your part of the fucking problem. i am sick and tired of my own complacence in my life and i know i’m fucking sick of yours. so wake up and stop fucking sleeping. wake up.” ++zach de la rocha++

anger is a gift.


yeah right

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