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by songster
Mon Jun 30, 2003 1:08 am
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard's naming
Replies: 14
Views: 6176

All of this is very interesting about the history of Leonard Cohen's family and the traditions involved in his naming. But I don't think LC is a genius. I have serious problems also with calling him The Master too as some of the members here do. It has a quasi-religious overtone that is disturbing. ...
by songster
Sun Jun 29, 2003 7:44 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Leonard's Three Score Year and Ten
Replies: 106
Views: 20495

The sixth circle in Dante's Inferno was reserved for (among others) heretics. I didn't read any satanic references into the post. Just a rather jaundiced view of LC and perhaps a criticism of the adulation that is lavished upon him by some members of the forum. I actually liked the quote, it made me...
by songster
Sun Jun 08, 2003 10:04 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Birth Signs
Replies: 62
Views: 11505

I do not believe in the fairy-tale, knight in shining armour view of romantic love. That is just a caricature of real love. But any civilization that celebrates lust, whether it is ancient or modern, Western or Eastern is a civilization that ultimately self-destructs. The lot of women in these cultu...
by songster
Sat Jun 07, 2003 1:30 am
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Birth Signs
Replies: 62
Views: 11505

I hesitate to post this as I am a new member (although I have lurked here for a couple of months). I wonder if you have actually read much of Leonard Cohen's poetry, Lizzytysh. Pardon me, if I am being presumptious. I discovered Leonard Cohen's music about two years ago and fell in love with it. I l...
by songster
Thu Jun 05, 2003 12:58 am
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: IAF - Intensely Annoying Fans
Replies: 9
Views: 2275

I'm glad i'm not the only one who finds this annoying. I've about given up going to concerts because of this kind of behavior. I also find the "clap-along" irritating-Where the fans show their rythmic ability by claping more or less in time during the whole song. please stop the madness!

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