Origins of "Crown of Creation"?

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Origins of "Crown of Creation"?

Postby Wolf Hunt on Sun Jan 15, 2006 2:55 am

Does anyone have background information on the lyrics for this song? Other than the fact that it's a great song, I couldn't help but notice a few allusions to Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. If you've read the book, you might be able to find some connections too. Did this book influence "Crown of Creation"?
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Postby Guest on Sun Jan 15, 2006 3:48 am

When i take a look at th picture
in front of the CD......

That image of an exploded atom bomb.....
THAT is the real crown of what we created.....

A small little bomb.....can destroy.....
Everything you see.......everything.......

And the crown of your creation.....
Your home & kids.....your family.......

That crown of a creation is a big mistake from us.....
Why destroying what we need & love.....

My things about that.....
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Postby Guest on Sun Jan 15, 2006 3:50 am

That above is from me.....

Chasin'Destiny.....
:roll:
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Postby FirstBassman on Tue Jan 17, 2006 10:57 am

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Not sure if you intentionally posted this as the start of a rant or argument.
But I will give the benefit of doubt and assume not.

The lyrics are said to be based on a science fiction book (The Chrysalids) written by the late British author John Wyndham. (The American title is The Rebirth.)

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/074874 ... e&n=283155

I have never read the book so can’t speak for how much was “liftedâ€
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Postby Guest on Tue Jan 17, 2006 12:51 pm

Some of my own personal thoughts....
Why is a book the 'roots' or 'source' ?
Not every writer of songs have read 98875764 books....

When was the 1st exploding of that atom bomb ?....
How old was he /she when he /she saw it 1st ?....
How old was he /she who wrote that song ?......
Was he /she under influence of drug /alc. ?....

I can imagine that sombody who have seen pictures of
an exploding bomb could think of the things that could happen to
the place where he /she lives.......

Do a search with Google : atombomb
There is a dutch site......
BE WARNED !!!!! EXTREMELY SHIT !!!!!!!!....

Normal explosives are toys compared to the atombomb....
An normal explosive is just for that moment.....
Nuclear fallout is FOR MANY YEARS !!!!!!!

Chasin'Destiny.....
Bombing for freedom = Fucking for virginity
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Postby Guest on Tue Jan 17, 2006 12:56 pm

Anonymous wrote:Some of my own personal thoughts....
Why is a book the 'roots' or 'source' ?
Not every writer of songs have read 98875764 books....

When was the 1st exploding of that atom bomb ?....
How old was he /she when he /she saw it 1st ?....
How old was he /she who wrote that song ?......
Was he /she under influence of drug /alc. ?....

I can imagine that sombody who have seen pictures of
an exploding bomb could think of the things that could happen to
the place where he /she lives.......

Do a search with Google : atombomb
There is a dutch site......
BE WARNED !!!!! EXTREMELY SHIT !!!!!!!!....

Normal explosives are toys compared to the atombomb....
An normal explosive is just for that moment.....
Nuclear fallout is FOR MANY YEARS !!!!!!!

Chasin'Destiny.....
Bombing for freedom = Fucking for virginity




Here it is......
http://www.kutwereld.nl/PICS.HTM

That the txt is dutch doesn't matter the pictures
telling the story.....


Chasin'Destiny.....
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Found this...

Postby jimmie ray on Tue Jan 17, 2006 2:34 pm

That "Chrysalids" book is indeed the inspiration for the song, written by Paul Kantner. He took snippets from the book for the title and much of the lyrics - with slight changes to the words ("you" instead of "they"). He read alot of science fiction when he was young, at some religious camp - and retained the influence from the book from that time (according to an interview with him).
The term "Crown of Creation" originally comes from scripture - the creation of mankind, as God's crowning achievement, on the 6th day.
Maybe if he had spent a little more time...
It's good times now - I can see the light!
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Postby Guest on Tue Jan 17, 2006 7:47 pm

1st : you => everybody who reads this !
It is NOT a personal thing against the reader !

If i look at the info & pictures of that link above......
Mankind Crown of The Creation ?
No matter what you or anyone else believe.......
Mankind is a BIG mistake !!......

These pictures are realy what mankind is......
Talking to most people about this :
....God gave us free will......
And much more of that crap........

I don't believe in any kind of god.....
I believe in mother nature......
'She' makes the 'laws'.....

That picture in front of the CD /LP Crown Of The Creation
could have more than one meaning........for me.....

There is a old movie, the day the earth stood stil.....
http://product.ebay.com/Day-the-Earth-S ... prZ3435433

A man and a robot comes to earth, with one message.....
STOP destroying earth !!!!!!!!!!!.....
Or you (mankind) will be destroyed !!!!!!!

That should happen NOW !!!!!
STOP destroying all the beauty NOW !!!!
If you don't, mankind will destroyed NOW......

Hard words.....my thing.....

Chasin'Destiny.....
More 'in' movies & music than books.....
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Dunce Cap of Creation...

Postby jimmie ray on Wed Jan 18, 2006 2:41 pm

Well - if you don't believe in God...
Then Mankind was Mother Nature's mistake...
Mother Nature will, as always, balance out and correct the mistake!
So don't worry about bombs!!
And don't hold your breath for outer space robots to arrive!!!
Send in the Clones!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It's good times now - I can see the light!
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