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Shakespeare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-21-07 12:13 PM
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16. He's not a freeper.
And yes, I've actually spent time with the man. An iconoclast, to be sure, but in no way, no stretch of the imagination is he a freeper.
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  -Ray Bradbury: Fahrenheit 451 is about How TV Destroys Literature Sequoia  Jun-21-07 11:19 AM   #0 
  - Poor Ray, so addled he doesn't remember his own book.  MNDemNY   Jun-21-07 11:21 AM   #1 
  - He's been a freeper for a while. Sad, but sometimes you do get more  GreenPartyVoter   Jun-21-07 11:21 AM   #2 
  - he's been a freeper for a LONG while.  ellenfl   Jun-21-07 11:34 AM   #7 
  - He's not a freeper.  Shakespeare   Jun-21-07 12:13 PM   #16 
     - Indeed?  Hong Kong Cavalier   Jun-21-07 04:32 PM   #36 
  - Flash: Will Shakespeare said today,  MNDemNY   Jun-21-07 11:24 AM   #3 
  - And to think I always thought it was an anti-teen-sex rant  Bucky   Jun-21-07 11:26 AM   #5 
  - So there's no validity in the anti-censorship interpretations of his book?  Bucky   Jun-21-07 11:25 AM   #4 
  - Maybe Bradbury should turn off the Faux news and read his own book.  Kerrytravelers   Jun-21-07 11:31 AM   #6 
  - Ray clearly wrote about the acidic effect of television in "The Pedestrian"  Ezlivin   Jun-21-07 11:36 AM   #8 
  - Sometimes when I'm reading and the tv is on  Sequoia   Jun-21-07 12:46 PM   #22 
  - Uh, isn't this what Al Gore is also saying?  SteelPenguin   Jun-21-07 11:38 AM   #9 
  - No, Al Gore isn't against TV. He owns a network. He's against BAD TV. NT  NYCGirl   Jun-21-07 11:46 AM   #11 
  - Sniff! It's sad when old people lose it. Uh, where was I?  BikeWriter   Jun-21-07 11:44 AM   #10 
  - If you can't rewrite the book, just rewrite HISTORY.  dicksteele   Jun-21-07 11:51 AM   #12 
  - Wait a minute  dmallind   Jun-21-07 11:55 AM   #13 
  - Sure, there can be more than one message in a book  muriel_volestrangler   Jun-21-07 12:05 PM   #15 
  - Bad content and misinformation can be found on teevee and in books.  valerief   Jun-21-07 11:58 AM   #14 
  - I beg to differ.  NCevilDUer   Jun-21-07 12:18 PM   #17 
  - GREAT post.  Shakespeare   Jun-21-07 12:23 PM   #19 
  - That must've been cool.  Sequoia   Jun-21-07 01:00 PM   #25 
     - He's an absolute sweetheart.  Shakespeare   Jun-21-07 01:47 PM   #29 
  - A Bill Moyers series vs. Ann Coulter books. Those are your only choices.  valerief   Jun-21-07 12:26 PM   #20 
     - As I said, different mediums.  NCevilDUer   Jun-21-07 12:53 PM   #23 
        - why can't you argue with the TV?  hfojvt   Jun-21-07 01:05 PM   #27 
        - You said it right there -  NCevilDUer   Jun-21-07 02:24 PM   #31 
           - So how do you argue with a book again? I missed that. nt  valerief   Jun-21-07 04:25 PM   #34 
        - I "read" your answer and I still don't know what your choice was.  valerief   Jun-21-07 04:23 PM   #32 
        - That's "ease" not "east" - too late to edit. nt  NCevilDUer   Jun-21-07 05:06 PM   #37 
  - Yeah, but people don't reap much, so bad books are relatively harmless  JVS   Jun-21-07 12:18 PM   #18 
  - Right  fishnfla   Jun-21-07 12:57 PM   #24 
     - You don't know how to read books if you think they're not selling something. nt  valerief   Jun-21-07 04:24 PM   #33 
        - no reply necessary  fishnfla   Jun-21-07 05:16 PM   #39 
           - Huh? nt  valerief   Jun-22-07 12:33 PM   #40 
  - As far as dystopian novels go, that one sucks.  Vickers   Jun-21-07 12:31 PM   #21 
  - Well, more people are reading now than ever before - on the internet  The Straight Story   Jun-21-07 01:03 PM   #26 
  - One thing lately crossing my mind  Jim Warren   Jun-21-07 01:13 PM   #28 
  - "There is such a thing as too much education."  ieoeja   Jun-21-07 02:06 PM   #30 
  - That's what's cool about art. It admits of useful and interesting interpretations....  BlooInBloo   Jun-21-07 04:25 PM   #35 
  - I wonder if Bradbury felt the same about his TV show.  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-21-07 05:08 PM   #38 
  - Bradbury has devolved  librechik   Jun-22-07 12:41 PM   #41 

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