Re: John About Hitting Women
Posted by **Beatles Fan Robert** on Sep 18, 2017 at 1:42:03 PM:
In Reply to: Re: John About Hitting Women posted by **imaginer** on Sep 18, 2017 at 1:38:25 PM:
***From the Playboy interview:
***"PLAYBOY: "Getting Better."
***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."
***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.
*Right on Nutopia! It's sad when his fans can't show John the basic respect, that we all deserve, as we live and learn.
Do you think he earned anyone's respect for his past actions? Nothing I have read changes my opinion - he never really came out and aplogized for anything he did.
And by the way, listen to Anthology, disc 4, where he mocks anyone and everyone. He was insecure and full of self loathing.
As for his checkered past, you can read this and digest it:
- Re: John About Hitting Women - **Nutopia** - Sep 21, 2017 at 6:28:26 AM
- Re: John About Hitting Women - **imaginer** - Sep 21, 2017 at 6:44:29 PM
- Re: John About Hitting Women - **Beatles Fan Robert** - Sep 24, 2017 at 11:01:49 AM
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