Tuesday, June 7, 2011

George Harrison Performs "All Things Must Pass"


"Scripture tells you that all things shall pass," Mike Ditka once said, quoted in this article linked to here by the Young Fogey, who rightly calls the piece "city slickers laughing at flyover-country Christianity" — Actually that’s not in the Bible. Actually, Mr. Ditka was quoting the apocryphal Book of George, who, like St. Thomas the Apostle, went to India.

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4 Comments:

Blogger Dale said...

I don't have time to play this right now, but isn't it basically a very pretty kiss-off song? "I'm leaving you, honey, but don't feel too bad about it, 'cos that's the way things always go."

1:48 AM  
Blogger The Western Confucian said...

Indeed. I was fooled into believing it was a meditation on the transience of life based on Krishna's counsel to Arjuna in the Bhagavad Gita or something.

9:50 AM  
Blogger Pints in NYC said...

Do I sense sarcasm?

10:36 AM  
Blogger The Western Confucian said...

Only half-sarcasm.

10:28 PM  

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