Woody Harrelson’s Thoughts from Within

By Woody Harrelson on Tuesday January 26th, 2016

Woody Harrelson Thoughts from Within

Deep reflections on the world by Woody Harrelson

I sometimes feel like an alien creature
for which there is no earthly explanation
Sure I have human form
walking erect and opposing digits,
but my mind is upside down.
I feel like a run-on sentence
in a punctuation crazy world.
and I see the world around me
like a mad collective dream.

An endless stream of people
move like ants from the freeway
cell phones, pc’s, and digital displays
“In Money We Trust,”
we’ll find happiness
the prevailing attitude;
like a genetically modified irradiated Big Mac
is somehow symbolic of food.

Alt text hereIn Money we Trust

Morality is legislated
prisons over-populated
religion is incorporated
the profit-motive has permeated all activity
we pay our government to let us park on the street
And war is the biggest money-maker of all
we all know missile envy only comes from being small.

Politicians and prostitutes
are comfortable together
I wonder if they talk about the strange change in the weather.
This government was founded by, of, and for the people
but everybody feels it
like a giant open sore
they don’t represent us anymore
And blaming the President for the country’s woes
is like yelling at a puppet
for the way it sings
Who’s the man behind the curtain pulling the strings?

Alt text hereWhat has happened to our concept of ‘living’?

A billion people sitting watching their TV
in the room that they call living
but as for me
I see living as loving
and since there is no loving room
I sit on the grass under a tree
dreaming of the way things used to be
Pre-Industrial Revolution
which of course is before the rivers and oceans, and skies were polluted.

Before Parkinson’s, and mad cows
and all the convoluted cacophony of bad ideas
like skyscrapers, and tree paper, and earth rapers
like Monsanto and Dupont had their way
as they continue to today.

Alt text hereCan you imagine the world Pre-us?

This was Pre-us
back when the buffalo roamed
and the Indian’s home
was the forest, and God was nature
and heaven was here and now
Can you imagine clean water, food, and air
living in community with animals and people who care?

Do you dare to feel responsible for every dollar you lay down
are you going to make the rich man richer
or are you going to stand your ground
You say you want a revolution
a communal evolution
to be a part of the solution
maybe I’ll be seeing you around…

Woody Harrelson’s ‘Thoughts from Within’

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Words By Woody Harrelson

Originally posted on Creative by Nature



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16 Comments on "Woody Harrelson’s Thoughts from Within"

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Lis Moeller
Lis Moeller

Powerfully true.

Sara Kiley
Sara Kiley
i just wrote this whole big reply and couldnt log in and send my comment , just tried to paste it. im glad im not alone in the viewpoint that feeling like this its supposed to be we the people, when i speak with aliking similarity to that expression of yours its time for the co, everyone to criticize, get intimidTed, judge or affirm that i am ill or not feeling right. how they say justice is blind liberty is blindfolded , its all the need for change being.overlooked by day in day out complacency i am in a brooklyn… Read more »
Sara Kiley
Sara Kiley

hey look its spelling errors.

Sara Kiley
Sara Kiley
preventing us from standing up starts with conditioning, repetitive statements, mind control, inducing u to not have your own ways or develop your own core beliefs with true knowledge, keep your separate mind, shiny glitzy cartoons, being told lies since the beginning with repeated slogans such as money doesnt grow on trees , when its made from trees even if its partially. that excuse that its only partially made from trees, like that makes it any better that we dig the earths resources for more invisible riches, cause what is money anyway when the earth provides us all we needed… Read more »

Woody Harrelson is awesome! I Love that he is aware of what’s going on, and not afraid to admit it. What an awesome leader!


Turn off the tv, the devises, the noise and start loving in your living room, your community, the world. It is up to us.

Marsha Allen
Marsha Allen

I very much enjoyed this. My sentiments exactly. Thanks Woody for being a warrior!