9 October

It's John Lennon's birthday, which means that it's also Instant Karma Day and Give Peace A Chance Day.

October 9, 2008 · 1 min read

We have as our source for this the anarchist Daily Bleed, which seems to have convinced a couple of dozen other websites and bloggers that it is too. All it needs is love.

‘We’re all Christ & we’re all Hitler. We are trying to make Christ’s message contemporary. We want Christ to win. What would he have done if he had advertisements, TV, records, films & newspapers? The miracle today is communication. So let’s use it.’

John Lennon, 1969


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