Hippie Thoughts on Peace and Public Service: Peace Song of the Day for 2/9

“Basic Human Needs” — by poet, Hog Farmer, hippie, clown, activist, philosopher Wavy Gravy — is the Peace Song of the Day for Thursday, February 9th. What would happen if we all cared for each other, and every human being had food, shelter, and clothing?

Thanks to The Duke and Duchess’s friend, DAK, who recommended the movie Wavy Gravy Movie: Saint Misbehavin’, where we discovered this song.


Basic Human Needs, Basic Human Deeds
Doin’ What comes naturally
Down in the Garden
Where no one is apart.
Deep down in the garden, the garden or your heart.

This song and movie got me to thinking about “What are basic human needs?” In the world right now, it seems there are so many people losing their homes, and worried about money. What would it take to make everyone feel satisfied (and happy, and calm, and harmonious) at some level? For a start, I thought of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs chart. Here’s to hoping more people get more of these needs filled…


A Saint Misbehavin’ movie trailer at Youtube:

Click on the picture below to purchase the movie Wavy Gravy Movie: Saint Misbehavin’ from Aibirs, a book-seller cooperative. (Going through the links here will give a credit to Peace Couple/Wilderside Ltd. Thanks for the support!):

Wavy Gravy Movie

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