The terrorist position is so seductive that everybody has embraced it. The governments have embraced it, the lovers have embraced it. The same politics of the bedroom and the living room and of the legislative assemblies of the world…it is the terrorist position. Reduce everything to confrontation, to revenge.
From Vin Scelsa’s Idiot’s Delight, WFUV-FM: June 13, 1993.
I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted March 7, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.