Flash back to the 60’s.
That fabulous trip in paradise, I never took it serious in retrospect. Back in the 60’s and 70’s Nimbin, in the shadow of Mt.Warning, 70 km from Byron Bay; was the centre of Australia’s counter culture, self-sufficiency, sustainability and communal living.
Unfortunately it was run over by the big wheels of capitalism. The flowers, the recycled cloths, the amulets, beads and symbols of peace, were capitalized upon by the fashion trade. There was freedom from many laws requiring permits and licenses and from inhibiting conventional values. That allowed uninhibited sex and equality of sex, colour and race. The media sensationalized this as, sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll. The corporate community and the military industrial complex had to squash the Vietnam protesters. “The dawning of the age of Aquarius,” love, peace and all this free love, had to be stopped or the wheels of progress would seize up.
This is a job for Superman in his fight for justice and the American way. The U.S.A. needed a film star president, one who could present their script convincingly. They wanted it the American way and told Superman he could not have it both ways. So they hid the truth in the Bushes, with words of mass seduction. Australia’s Prime Minister John Howards response would be to follow, as usual mother England and her American boy friend Uncle Sam, with all the dollars.
We had high hopes back in the 60’s but now we realize the American dollar has god printed on its side. We were living at the pinnacle of mans exploitation of nature and the good life and those medicinal herbs tended to take away our initiative and drive. The T.V. watchers are slowly becoming aware that nature is violently responding to the disruption of her laws that keep everything in balance. All things are interdependent and if anything becomes a threat it is not disposed, it is changed into something that is in tune with her plan.
In reference to my previous post The Trip into Paradise it never actually happened. It was just a flash back to the 60’s that indicates I was not too involved with, drugs, protests or hippies.