Paul Simon: The Boy in the Bubble Meaning
The Boy in the Bubble Lyrics
It was a slow day,
And the sun was beating
On the soldiers by the side of the road,
There was a bright light,
A shattering of shop windows
The bomb in the baby carriage
Was wired to the radio,
These are the days of...
1TOP RATED#1 top rated interpretation:anonymous Apr 8th 2011 !⃝
It's a comment of how we SEEM to have progressed...but haven't.
Lasers (technology, the new "us") in the Jungle (brutal nature, the old "us").
For all our scientific advancements, Paul says, we're not really much better off than we ever were. He seems to blame this on the fact that the powers that be (the rich and influential) will always focus on our destructive abilities and never on our creative possibilities.
anonymous Aug 24th 2019 !⃝
Has anyone seen the boy in the plastic bubble. DUH
anonymous Sep 21st 2018 !⃝
I know how this kid feels.
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