"Drugs are not an answer to anything, only a signpost. They open your eyes
to things you never saw before. They don't show you anything that isn't
there. Once you have seen these things, though, and still take drugs, then
you are indulging."
"He said, 'he is not against drugs, but would like to see the
responsible use of them.' His song "Mother" was created with LSD as a heavy
-- from "Bruce Cockburn, Pen and Guitar Are Cool Combo", The Ottawa Citizen, July,1968, by Suzanne Appel. Submitted by Rob Caldwell.
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