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dimbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-18-11 09:55 PM
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49. Another epic struggle against oppression is recorded in "The Wizard of Oz."
Inspiring story, but the historical core which it represents is lost. Again we see wicked rulers who have no ability to record the events which destroyed them, since they are either crushed by a house or dissolved in a bucket of water.

The same motif of revenge against innocent animals prevails. The horrendous threat "And your little dog too!" has given many a child nightmares, but IMHO the story is more uplifting and moral because in the end Toto survives.

Now that I think about it, the reason Dorothy 'goes to Oz' and the reason the Jews 'took refuge in Egypt' are eerily similar. Bad weather and poverty.

And of course the mathematical probabity that either 'happened' is equal----to several decimal places. In round numbers. And there's only one round number.

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