he said: because i love old new york. people were so hungry, and everything was much less contrived.
i said: what is that about? it's crazy you're saying this, because i have had this reoccurring thought this past week. we're always trying to recreate the past...we want stuff to resemble how things once were. we all do it all the time.
he said: hmmmm
i said: like the stevie wonder party, everyone talks about how much better it was last year. and the year before that. and the year before that. we are always comparing to how things were before. complaining because everything was so much better back then. WAS IT SO MUCH BETTER? i dunno...
he said: i think the future is scary.
i said: hmmmm
he said: there is something wholesome about the past. we can identify with it because we have lived it.