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Re: John About Hitting Women

Posted by **imaginer** on Sep 21, 2017 at 6:44:29 PM:
In Reply to: Re: John About Hitting Women posted by **Nutopia** on Sep 21, 2017 at 6:28:26 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.
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****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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***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.
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**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.
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**And by the way, listen to Anthology, disc 4, where he mocks anyone and everyone. He was insecure and full of self loathing.
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**As for his checkered past, you can read this and digest it:
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**Lennon's Past
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**I am non violent man who has learned not to be violent and regrets his violence
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*Sounds like an apology to me

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