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No violence, frustration or fear: John, Yoko & the quest for peace on Earth

The billboards started popping up everywhere. In cities all over the world. In New York and Los Angeles. In Toronto, Rome and Athens. In Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris and London. In Hong Kong and Tokyo. The languages different, the message the same: WAR IS OVER! IF YOU WANT IT. Happy Christmas from John & Yoko. The message, of course, from John Lennon and Yoko Ono, the date December 15, 1969, a campaign devised to promote their anti-war agenda at a time when conflict raged in Vietnam.

Unearthed in a French field in 1897, this Celtic calendar uses Roman numerals and Gaulish words and has holes to hold pegs allowing the tracking of days. It was far more sophisticated than the time keeping system of the Roman conquerors.

She was buried 9000 years ago in Bäckaskog at the age of 45. The Bäckaskog woman is the oldest and most famous skeleton found in Sweden. In her grave a spear head was found, suitable for hunting and fishing, made of bone and sharp flint blades. Because of the grave goods archaeologists first thought she was a man. She lived at a time when the climate was warm and humid with dense forests of oak, elm and ash trees. Fishing became more important as the sea level rose and new lagoons were…

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Protesting Pictures

Anti-war protestors demonstrate in Washington on Moratorium Day on November 15, 1969

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40 Inspiring Workspaces Of The Famously Creative

John Lennon Yoko Ono, songwriters and artists. | 40 Inspiring Workspaces Of The FamouslyCreative

1969 War Protest Our era and we listened to a daily body count of killed and injured on the nightly news during Vietnam Nam. K.W. We became I desensitized to death!!!