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THEY ARE AFRAID

http://www.yeeyan.com/articles/view/66583/55110

1970年因受查禁而转入地下的捷克摇滚乐队宇宙塑料人(The Plastic People of the Universe)的这首歌中写到:他们害怕老人的记忆,他们害怕年少者的天真,他们害怕坟墓和墓上的鲜花,他们害怕……那么我们到底为什么要怕他们?

他们害怕老人的记忆

他们害怕年轻人的思想和理想

他们害怕葬礼,和墓上的鲜花

他们害怕工人,害怕教堂,害怕党员,害怕所有的快乐时光

他们害怕艺术,他们害怕艺术

他们害怕语言这沟通的桥梁

他们害怕剧院

他们害怕电影,害怕帕索里尼*,害怕戈达尔*

他们害怕画家,害怕音乐家,害怕石块和雕塑家

他们害怕

他们害怕电台

他们害怕技术,害怕信息自由流动

害怕《巴黎竞赛画报》,害怕电传,害怕古登堡*,害怕施乐

害怕国际商业机器公司,害怕所有的波长

他们害怕电话

他们害怕

他们害怕让人民进来

他们害怕让人民出去

他们害怕左派

他们害怕右派

他们害怕苏联军队突然离去

他们害怕莫斯科的变化

他们害怕面对陌生人,害怕间谍

他们害怕反间谍

他们害怕

他们害怕自己的警察

他们害怕吉他手

他们害怕运动员,害怕奥运会

害怕奥林匹克精神

害怕圣人,害怕儿童的天真

他们害怕政治犯

他们害怕犯人的家属,害怕良知

害怕科学

他们害怕未来

他们害怕明天的早上

他们害怕明天的晚上

他们害怕明天

他们害怕未来

他们害怕电吉他,害怕电吉他

他们害怕摇滚乐

他怎么回事?连摇滚乐队都怕?连摇滚乐队都怕?

摇滚乐队比别人更遭受

政治镇压

他们害怕

他们害怕摇滚乐,害怕电吉他

害怕电吉他,害怕走在街上和在锁好门后的老人

他们害怕人们写的东西

害怕人们说的话

害怕火,害怕水,害怕风,害怕雪花纷扬

害怕爱,害怕排泄

他们害怕噪音,害怕和平,害怕沉默

害怕悲伤,害怕欢乐,害怕语言,害怕笑

害怕色情,害怕诚实和正直,他们紧张了

他们害怕孤独,害怕学习,害怕有学识的人

他们害怕人权,害怕卡尔·马克思,害怕原生力量

他们害怕社会主义

他们害怕摇滚乐

他们害怕摇滚乐

他们害怕摇滚乐

他们害怕摇滚乐

那么我们究竟为什么要怕他们?

* 帕索里尼、戈达尔都是以叛逆著称的导演,约翰·古登堡,约1400-1468,德国印刷工,欧洲第一个使用活字印刷的人

http://babellist.xnet2.com/0207/msg00029.html
A HUNDRED PER CENT - REVISITED 

They're afraid of the old for their memory.  
They're afraid of the young for their ideas - ideals. 
They're afraid of funerals - of flowers - of workers -
of churches - of party members - of good times. 
They're afraid of art - they're afraid of art. 
They're afraid of language - communication. 
They're afraid of theater. 
They're afraid of film - of Pasolini - of God/dard. 
 of painters - of musicians - of stones and sculptors.

They're afraid. 
They're afraid of radio stations. 
They're afraid of technology, free float form of
information. Paris Match - Telex - Guttenburg - Xerox
- IBM - wave lengths. 
They're afraid of telephones. 
They're afraid. 
They're afraid to let the people in.  
They're afraid to let the people out. 
They're afraid of the left. 
They're afraid of the right. 
They're afraid of the sudden departure of Soviet
troops - of change in Moscow - of facing the strange -
of spies - of counterspies.
They're afraid. 
They're afraid of their own police. 
They're afraid of guitar players. 
They're afraid of athletes - of Olympics - of the
Olympic spirit - of saints - of the innocence of
children.  
They're afraid.  
They're afraid of political prisoners.  
They're afraid of prisoners families - of conscience -
of science. 
They're afraid of the future. 
They're afraid of tomorrow's morning. 
They're afraid of tomorrow's evening. 
They're afraid of tomorrow. 
They're afraid of the future. 
They're afraid of stratocasters - of telecasters. 
They're afraid of rock 'n' roll. 
What does he mean, even rock bands?  Even rock bands? 
Rock bands more than anybody else suffer from
political repression.  
They're afraid. 
They're afraid of rock 'n' roll - of telecasters - of
stratocasters - of old age - in the streets - behind
the locked doors. 
They're afraid of what they've written - of what
they've said - of fire - of water - of wind - of slow
- of snow - of love - excretion. 
They're afraid of noise - of peace - of silence - of
grief - of joy - of language - of laughter - of
pornography - of honest and upright - they're uptight.

They're afraid of lone and learn and learned people. 
They're afraid of human rights and Karl Marx and raw
power. 
They're afraid of socialism.  
They're afraid of rock 'n' roll. 
They're afraid of rock 'n' roll. 
They're afraid of rock 'n' roll. 
They're afraid of rock 'n' roll. 

AND WHY THE HELL ARE WE AFRAID OF THEM?