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all these kids constantly yapping about petty scene politics.
But a lot is the same, I still feel alienated from most of what goes on in most people's heads and from the way they live their lives, their pastimes, their priorities... I guess I am just more open to the idea that there are kindred spirits to be found outside the basicanimalrescuetraining.org
As for the current state of affairs in HC... not to give in to the cliche, but yeah, I miss the good old times. Nothing has felt as passionate or defiant as growing up in the 90s Hardcore scene. These days it pains me when I notice the same absent minded, lost stare of kids at shows as I remember seeing in young coworkers when I used to work at a factory that manufactured car parts... they are still looking for something meaningful that they can relate to, but there is just little to globalfriendlink.com
no substance in most current bands, it is as if one were staring at a barren land which once was exuberant and bountiful.
It feels as if not only the scene has become stagnant, but that stagnation has begun to cripple its potential and we are functioning within an apparatus which is long overdue for an evolutionary leap.