It’s interesting to see Germany being thrown back into the center of upheaval in the West…
From before the first two World Wars, it and its rivalry with France and other European Empires made it the focal point of massive upheaval.
In the Cold War – it was the Tripwire – with NATO facing off in West Germany with the Soviets in the East — with Berlin too — guaranteeing that any mistake or stupidity on either side would —- start a chain reaction into WWIII just like WWI…
But, then the Cold War came to a surprising end.
The Berlin Wall fell and the two Germanies reunited. Hurray!!
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King of Pain – Sting in The Police
Black Hole Sun – Soundgarden
I examined here the lyrics of two songs – written over a decade apart – that popped into my head while I was reading about — The Occult – and it’s emphasis on LIght and the Sun.
The Occult reverses biblical definitions. Lucifer is the good guy – and Light and Sun are his symbols – and the individual human is to view him as what they hope to become thru — Enlightenment.
What do they say?
“It’s just sort of a surreal dreamscape, a weird, play-with-the-title kind of song.”
Ever wonder where the title “Black Hole Sun” came from???
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