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"The more decadent a culture gets, the more they have a need for what they don't have at all, which is innocence, so you end up with kiddie porn and a perverse obsession with youth"

- Joni Mitchell

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This quote by Joni Mitchell speaks to the idea that as a culture ends up being increasingly more decadent, it begins to long for something that it does not have: innocence. This craving for innocence manifests itself in perverse ways, such as a fixation with youth and kiddie porn. This quote recommends that as a culture becomes more and more obsessed with enjoyment and materialism, it starts to lose its innocence and morality, and instead looks for perverse ways to please its craving for innocence. This quote speaks to the concept that as a culture becomes a growing number of decadent, it begins to lose its moral compass and rather seeks out perverse methods to please its yearning for innocence. It is a caution that as a culture continues to end up being a growing number of decadent, it will end up being progressively consumed with youth and kiddie porn, and will lose its innocence and morality.

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Canada Flag This quote is written / told by Joni Mitchell somewhere between November 7, 1943 and today. He/she was a famous Musician from Canada. The author also have 29 other quotes.

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