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by lightning
Thu Aug 29, 2002 8:14 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: The Future
Replies: 42
Views: 15041

Perhaps when he needs you to kill the child it's OK. But if you or others need to have the abortion, it's not OK especially if it's his. Many men think like that.
by lightning
Thu Aug 29, 2002 5:24 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: The Future
Replies: 42
Views: 15041

He also said " I need you to carry my children in and I need you to kill a child," in "You Know who I Am". Like many writers and like most of us he has different opinions on the subject at different times.
by lightning
Wed Aug 21, 2002 2:59 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: If It Be Your Will
Replies: 58
Views: 19542

After he left the monastery for Boogie Street he said in interviews that he felt a lot better since released from it. He realized that religion was not his calling.
by lightning
Tue Aug 20, 2002 11:54 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: If It Be Your Will
Replies: 58
Views: 19542

We can understand why Cohen felt so relieved when he finally gave up on religion. Still it is an exquisite song. It came to us about the same time as "Every Grain of Sand" another great hymn written by Dylan. That one seems to be without flaws.
by lightning
Tue Aug 20, 2002 5:53 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: If It Be Your Will
Replies: 58
Views: 19542

Would not the will of an omnipotent God be inexorable? Then what good is a mortal hymn of supplication, no matter how moving to other mortals? Why all the "Let the..." commands from a mere human being who has no power to command even the elements let alone the mercy of the Omnipotent. Why bother exc...
by lightning
Mon Aug 19, 2002 6:44 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Sexual Orientation in "Teachers"
Replies: 6
Views: 3131

A lot of people are now denying experimentation with both drugs and sex done proudly in the 60's. To hear them talk you'd think no-one ever did anything. Maybe it's self-protective but what hypocrisy!
by lightning
Sat Aug 03, 2002 1:02 am
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: How would you go about seducing Lonard Cohen?
Replies: 9
Views: 3237

From someone who has done it, believe it or not, I'd say give up all ideas of seduction (which means manipulation and exploitation) and genuinely like the guy.
If you can't, just forget it and find someone else.

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