On the road by Jack Kerouac

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At first glance, the novel On The Road and the film “The Wall” by Pink Floyd seem to have very little in common. The novel is a story about two young men, Sal and Dean, who travel the country in search of good times. The film is about a man, Pink, trapped in his life of sex, drugs and rock and roll. Upon closer inspection though, one can see that there are many common underlying …

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…taken to extremes in their actions to avoid becoming “just another brick in the wall”. While I believe that it is important to be true to yourself and your values, there is something to be said for those who take risks to find their own happiness regardless of what society thinks. Everyone has the right to be wild and crazy in their youth. It is how we learn from our mistakes and teach future generations.