Allen Ginsberg

What Then Must We Do in a World Without Flying Cars?

I'd like to ask you to join me in listening in on a conversation that took place in February of 1967 in San Francisco, shortly after the Be-In attracted 25,000 people to Golden Gate Park to celebrate what they thought would be a psychedelic revolution. The speaker is Alan Watts, a British-born philosopher and writer who was teaching at the time at the American Academy of Asian Studies in the Bay area: