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Re: John About Hitting Women

Posted by **Nutopia** on Sep 18, 2017 at 1:18:34 PM:
In Reply to: John About Hitting Women posted by **Beatles Fan Robert** on Sep 15, 2017 at 9:57:02 AM:

*From the Playboy interview:
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*"PLAYBOY: "Getting Better."
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*LENNON: It is a diary form of writing. All that "I used to be cruel to my woman, I beat her and kept her apart from the things that she loved" was me. I used to be cruel to my woman, and physically -- any woman. I was a hitter. I couldn't express myself and I hit. I fought men and I hit women. That is why I am always on about peace, you see. It is the most violent people who go for love and peace. Everything's the opposite. But I sincerely believe in love and peace. I am not violent man who has learned not to be violent and regrets his violence. I will have to be a lot older before I can face in public how I treated women as a youngster."
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*The ironic thing is that he preached love and non-violence, but he hit Cynthia and cheated on her and Ono. A world-class hypocrite.

So you don't think people can change their ways or learn from their mistakes? Isn't that exactly what he's saying right here? It's called learning to be a better person, because we're not all perfect.

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