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Re: Turn on...

Posted by Bob on September 08, 2001

In Reply to: Re: Turn on... posted by ESC on September 07, 2001

: : : : : Waht is the entire phrase:
: : : : : Tune In Drop Out.........

: : : : Turn on, tune in, drop out. Timothy Leary. From the "21st Century Dictionary of Quotations," edited by the Princeton Language Institute (Dell Publishing, New York, 1993).

: : : And the year was: 1967. "Counterculture figurehead Dr. Timothy Leary advises, 'Turn on, tune in, drop out." "When We Were Young: A Baby-Boomer Yearbook" by Rita Lang Kleinfelder (Prentice Hall, New York, 1993).

: : In hippie parlance, 'to turn on' meant to liberate one's mind from conventions, materialism, negative thinking, etc., especially through the use of mind-altering drugs. 'Turn on, tune in, drop out' was the slogan of the LSD-guru Dr Timothy Leary (1920- ).
: : From Brewer's Dictionary of 20th-Century Phrase and Fable (Cassell Publishers Limited, 1991)

: Yes it did. If memory serves.
As the bumper sticker says, if you remember the '60s, you weren't there