By Noah Levine
Fueled by way of the tune of revolution, anger, worry, and melancholy, we dyed our hair or shaved our heads ... consuming acid love it was once sweet and chasing pace with affordable vodka, smoking truckloads of weed, all in a useless try and get numb and remain numb.
This is the tale of a tender guy and a iteration of offended youths who rebelled opposed to their mom and dad and the unfulfilled promise of the sixties. As with many self-destructive teenagers, Noah Levine's look for which means led him first to punk rock, medicines, ingesting, and dissatisfaction. however the seek didn't finish there. Having in actual fact noticeable the uselessness of gear and violence, Noah sought for confident how one can channel his uprising opposed to what he observed because the lies of society. Fueled by means of his anger at loads injustice and soreness, Levine now makes use of that strength and the perform of Buddhism to rouse his usual knowledge and compassion.
While Levine involves include an identical religious culture as his father, bestselling writer Stephen Levine, he reveals his such a lot actual expression in connecting the doubtless adversarial worlds of punk and Buddhism. As Noah Levine delved deeper into Buddhism, he selected to not reject the punk scene, as an alternative integrating the 2 worlds as a catalyst for transformation. eventually, this can be an inspiring tale approximately maturing, and the way a adversarial and misplaced new release is ultimately discovering its footing. This provocative record takes us deep contained in the punk scene and strikes from anger, uprising, and self-destruction, to well-being, provider to others, and actual religious development.