Democracy Dies In Dankness, Though These Days It's Kinda Living In It Too

Democracy Dies In Dankness, Though These Days It's Kinda Living In It Too

 

Yeah, sure, let's listen to this guy

 

From Jacob Bacharach:
Democracy dies in danknesss. A ring of smoke,
it goes wafting to the ceiling of the studios
you share with several twenty-something bros
you sort of knew in college; another toke,
and then the conversation turns baroque:
what if all the mind believes it knows
is just a holograph? can we suppose
that Croatan were aliens at Roanoke?
What were we saying? Yes. Democracy.
Boy-fucking Plato thought it was a bad
idea, mostly, prone to demagogues;
reason crowded out; stupidity
inevitably ascendant; even a mad
king better than a congress of rabid dogs.
 
 
And this, just because, from Gene Park

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