from Songs of the Revolution


there is no universal being
in a non universal society

we are all universal beings
in a non universal society
no thats not true
we all want to be universal beings and therefore
   we want a universal society and we don’t have it
and we are in anguish about it

what is a universal society
it is one in which nobody’s ends are cut off
and the pain is getting intolerable
and the joy we envisage is getting


Julian Beck

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One Response to from Songs of the Revolution

    1. Live on Julian Beck and the Living Theater! Rest in Resistance.

      Comment by Jesse Glass on 10 October, 2021 at 2:12 pm

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