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Swede Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:22 PM
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I just re-read War of the Worlds by H.G.
I havn't seen the movie,but will definately go. In the book the Martians kill a bunch of civilians to scare the population of London. The army comes in,everyone is confidant the army will easily defeat them. Out comes a different weapon that wipes them out. Panic ensues,the author makes observations of how quickly a normal society collapses with just two attacks.
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HawkerHurricane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:24 PM
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1. A morality tale...
about colonialism. How would you like it if a bunch of rude strangers with weapons better than yours came and started shooting up the place?
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lildreamer316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:24 PM
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2. Wow that's erie.
London. Two attacks. wheee...
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Swede Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 08:03 PM
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3. Yeah it crossed my mind quickly.
I read it over two decades ago,and again this week-end,and the parallels were eerie.
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Kraklen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 08:04 PM
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4. Don't give your hopes up.
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