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  • That is how stars do it. They gives concerts really thinking that you care what their political motivations are when in reality you just take advantage of a great free concert regardless of what it is "for".

    Hey, it worked during the last election cycle right? Right?

  • Am I the only one who thinks the idea behind Live 8 (i.e. to put pressure on those at the G8 summit) is complete rubbish?

    Nope. You're certainly not the only one. If Live 8 was supposed to be some kind of Live Aid revisited, it was a miserable sequel.

    With Live Aid, it followed nearly a year's worth of pleas to help the starving in Ethiopia, and two songs with incessant airplay. From the man-on-the-street interviews I've heard this week, people generally (a) don't know a G8 from a B9, (b) don't kn

  • Oh, is that what this is about? I honestly didn't even know. I thought it was a charity thing, like "We are the World" and "Band Aid." But I don't even listen to what most of the rest of the world calls "music," I barely know what the two events I just mentioned were, and I've spent the last few weeks thinking "Why is this in the news so much?" at every Live 8 headline.

    Knowing it's not simply a charity event makes it even more depressing that this is being so hyped.

    Now it just reminds me of this [perl.org].

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