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Forum Post: (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?

Posted 1 year ago on Dec. 19, 2012, 2:10 a.m. EST by quantumystic (1710) from Memphis, TN
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As I walk through This wicked world Searchin' for light in the darkness of insanity. I ask myself Is all hope lost? Is there only pain and hatred, and misery?

And each time I feel like this inside, There's one thing I wanna know: What's so funny 'bout peace love & understanding? Ohhhh What's so funny 'bout peace love & understanding?

And as I walked on Through troubled times My spirit gets so downhearted sometimes So where are the strong And who are the trusted? And where is the harmony? Sweet harmony.

'Cause each time I feel it slippin' away, just makes me wanna cry. What's so funny 'bout peace love & understanding? Ohhhh What's so funny 'bout peace love & understanding?

So where are the strong? And who are the trusted? And where is the harmony? Sweet harmony.

'Cause each time I feel it slippin' away, just makes me wanna cry. What's so funny 'bout peace love & understanding? Ohhhh What's so funny 'bout peace love & understanding? Ohhhh What's so funny 'bout peace love & understanding? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhol3zIoynE

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[-] 9 points by Renneye (4135) 1 year ago

Absolutely Nothin', Say It Again Y'all....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01-2pNCZiNk

[-] 4 points by 99nproud (2697) 4 months ago

The language of PEACE should be adopted when interacting on the issues of war around the world (middle east, Ukraine, etc )

We can not resolve war by joining in the verbal violence that currently dominates international dialogue.

We can identify the war mongers/verbal violence purveyors, but should focus our energies on pushing PEACE.

Cease fires, Diplomacy, Negotiation, compromise, international tribunals, disarmament,

These elements of de-escalation should be reflected in our conversation.

The Occupy movement certainly illustrates the power of simply changing the dialogue of an issue.

"All we are sayin' is Give PEACE a Chance"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGJqck5y91o

(responded here hoping you actually agreed, not because I thought you disagreed with peace., ,,,,,,,,, Peace!)

[-] 7 points by Renneye (4135) 4 months ago

A little inspiration, perhaps. Hope your day turned out okay, 99.

As to your statement above...I couldn't agree more. :-)

Imagine ~ Eva Cassidy - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTVsp_q8mxE&index=1&list=RDDTVsp_q8mxE

United ~ Playing For Change - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCoL87qingU

A Better Place ~ Playing For Change - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVHOqrw3Jks

Be In Love ~ Playing For Change - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrkWKdkN-CM

[-] 3 points by 99nproud (2697) 4 months ago

"All aboard the peace train"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sjSHazjrWg

Thx for replying peacefully

[-] 5 points by Renneye (4135) 4 months ago

Ahhhh, the personification of peace, both song and artist.

Who would, or could argue with Yusuf Islam?

Thanks, 99. For that very spirited and infectious song...and for your much needed peaceful language the world (and this forum!) needs right now...maybe more than ever before.

When I'm feeling particularly peaceful, I've gotta have some Eva Cassidy.

Another peaceful train song

Eva Cassidy ~ People Get Ready - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8W9rPxxnP4&list=RDJ8W9rPxxnP4

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[-] 2 points by 99nproud (2697) 4 months ago

Peaceful version of a classic song.

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[-] 7 points by Renneye (4135) 3 months ago

Islraelis, Palestinians and Arabs all singing together for PEACE.

"A beautiful song with an inspiring message. There are many Israelis, Palestinians, and Arabs working for peace, and this Middle-Eastern jazzy song should be their hymn! Shamai Leibowitz"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5d_i2F2LlF8

http://pursuingjustice.blogspot.com

[-] 2 points by 99nproud (2697) 3 months ago

1,2,3, What r we fightin 4!!

Quintessential anti war song (old war, same tune)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7Y0ekr-3So

"Whoopie we're all gonna die!"

Peace

[-] 6 points by Gillian (1842) 1 year ago

"Love's In Need Of Love Today"

Good morn or evening friends Here's your friendly announcer I have serious news to pass on to every-body What I'm about to say Could mean the world's disaster Could change your joy and laughter to tears and pain

It's that Love's in need of love today Don't delay Send yours in right away Hate's goin' round Breaking many hearts Stop it please Before it's gone too far

The force of evil plans To make you its possession And it will if we let it Destroy ev-er-y-body We all must take Precautionary measures If love and please you treasure Then you'll hear me when I say

Oh that Love's in need of love today love's in need of love today Don't delay Send yours in right away right a-way Hate's goin' round Breaking many hearts
Stop it please Before it's gone too far

People you know that Love's in need of love today love's in need of love today Don't delay Send yours in right away You know that hate's goin' round Breaking many hearts Stop stop it please Before it's gone too far gone too far

It's up to you cause Love's in need of love today Don't delay Send yours in right away right a-way

Just give the world LOVE.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-z2LNsifEzg

[-] 5 points by quantumystic (1710) from Memphis, TN 1 year ago

love what a novel little concept. something you feel. something you give. something you get. love.

[-] 4 points by 99nproud (2697) 4 months ago
[-] 3 points by 99nproud (2697) 4 months ago

Elvis has entered the building.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhol3zIoynE

Great post. Needed today more than ever.

Thx

[-] 2 points by quantumystic (1710) from Memphis, TN 3 months ago

wow this is a year old. where does the time go? things are just worst than ever.

[-] 3 points by 99nproud (2697) 3 months ago

But a timeless message that WE need.

Peace & Love.

It's the only way

[-] 2 points by quantumystic (1710) from Memphis, TN 3 months ago

it is the preferred way. not the only way. there are those who would have us destroyed one way or another and everything we hold dear.

[-] 3 points by 99nproud (2697) 3 months ago

Even 'other ways' (war) eventually end the "preferred way" of peace.

[-] 2 points by quantumystic (1710) from Memphis, TN 3 months ago

usually when people realize an eye for an eye leaves us all blind.

[-] 1 points by 99nproud (2697) 3 months ago

Exactly.

Peace is inevitable, just as war is.

[-] 3 points by 99nproud (2697) 4 months ago

"Peace is the flower, you gotta let it grow!"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dHUfy_YBps

Stop playin those mind games

[-] 3 points by 99nproud (2697) 4 months ago
[-] 5 points by 99nproud (2697) 4 months ago

Time for another festival of peace

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrfrRqOSZVI

[-] 4 points by 99nproud (2697) 4 months ago

Peace

[-] 4 points by beautifulworld (22225) 1 year ago

Great song. Thanks.

[-] 3 points by 99nproud (2697) 4 months ago
[-] 2 points by 99nproud (2697) 3 months ago

"Why can't we be friends?"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRGd0gD0QNE

(a stretch (regarding war), I know. But the right sentiment)

[-] 2 points by 99nproud (2697) 4 months ago

"Peace is the flower, you gotta let it grow!"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dHUfy_YBps

Stop playin those mind games

[-] 2 points by 99nproud (2697) 4 months ago

"Funny ha ha?" " like clown?"

"do I entertain you"

[-] 2 points by 99nproud (2697) 4 months ago

Nothin'!

[-] 2 points by 99nproud (2697) 4 months ago

The language of PEACE should be adopted when interacting on the issues of war around the world (middle east, Ukraine, etc )

We can not resolve war by joining in the verbal violence that currently dominates international dialogue.

We can identify the war mongers/verbal violence purveyors, but should focus our energies on pushing PEACE.

Cease fires, Diplomacy, Negotiation, compromise, international tribunals, disarmament,

These elements of de-escalation should be reflected in our conversation.

The Occupy movement certainly illustrates the power of simply changing the dialogue of an issue.

"All we are sayin' is Give PEACE a Chance"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGJqck5y91o

[-] 1 points by VQkag2 (16478) 1 year ago

Classic. great reminder

[-] 2 points by quantumystic (1710) from Memphis, TN 1 year ago

elvis costello is epic.

[-] 1 points by VQkag2 (16478) 1 year ago

One of the best. Last I saw him anywhere was with Steven Colbert I think. He was great as always

[-] 2 points by quantumystic (1710) from Memphis, TN 1 year ago

way underrated one of the all time great songwriters.dude plays lyrical scrabble.

[-] 1 points by VQkag2 (16478) 1 year ago

Exactly. And an original geek/nerd I think. Before it was cool.