The horror of these, the sick among us, must be found in the horror of our hyper-civilization. A strange pandering to violence, a disrespect for life, fostered in part by governments which, in pursuit of the doctrine of self-defense, teach their youth to kill and to maim. A society in which the most popular newspaper cartoon strips, television programs, and movies are those that can invent new means of perpetrating bodily harm. A people who somehow can remain silent while their own civilization...
Written by John Phillips
Performed by The Mamas and the Papas
(as The Mamas & The Papas)
Published by Universal Music Corp.
Courtesy of Geffen Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more