Where Have All The Dreamers Gone Author:William E. Brown I grew up in an age of dreamers. — We thought we could change the world all by ourselves and create a world of peace ruled by love. We strummed our guitars, clapped our hands, and sang, "Ain't Gonna Be No War No More," "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing," "If I Had a Hammer," "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" and the countless other sing-a-lo... more »ngs of our idealistic generation.
But then the dreams died.
They died a slow death. Their memories have not lingered. They died because we had a faulty view of humanity. High expectations of the goodness of man were crushed in a frenzy of sex, drugs, and rock and roll.
No new dreamers have arisen to take our places. We never reproduced after our kind.« less