View Full Version : Inspiration for video: Tony Bennet's The Good Life

10-26-2009, 07:23 AM
When I heard this song, I couldn't help but think about the moral hazard of central planning policies, the responsibility that liberty beckons for, and the urgency for action now.

My analysis:
The first four lines reflect the moral hazard instituted by the FED and the socialist complacency promoted by a statist government. The next three lines envisions the liberty oriented mindset and the return to sanity. The last line is a call to alarm.

I think someone could put together an interesting video piece with this song.

"The Good Life"

Oh, the good life, full of fun seems to be the ideal
Mm, the good life lets you hide all the sadness you feel
You won't really fall in love for you can't take the chance
So please be honest with yourself, don't try to fake romance

It's the good life to be free and explore the unknown
Like the heartaches when you learn you must face them alone
Please remember I still want you, and in case you wonder why
Well, just wake up, kiss the good life goodbye