A Fool’s Paradise
I have seen boys with emerald eyes,
Being painted by pretty lies,
And taught to steady their quivering fingertips,
And cradle guns
In the name of religion,
Speaking of independent films, a more extroverted and maybe extreme view of how overeducated twentysomethings spent their time in the early 90s, just before the Internet came on the scene, is given in Richard Linklater’s debut “Slacker”. You can see young people actually talking to each other, a lot, about everything and nothing!
A person receives eighteen years of youth, a time for finding themselves, having a form of self-liberty and learning to handle responsibility. When young, one is naive with the unexplored world. This makes a child’s youth a time for mistakes and lessons learned. If a…