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pretzel4gore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-11-07 03:46 PM
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7. optimist? the 'jackboots grinding down a human face'
the picture of the future?
Orwell felt helpless rage not at the political thuggees like reagan bush and so on, or the capitalist pigs like murdock and bill gates etc, or even the jackbooted beauties like rumsvelt or scalia/thompson/roberts etc, but at the common run of people who were like the grass, swaying this way and that with every wind, and finally subject to a wind of their own indifference. It's this easily explained, fairly understood and quickly forgiven inclination of we, the people, to stand by and allow monstrous crimes of waste and stupidity to win out despite thousands of years of seeing what happens when we do stand by twiddling our thumbs and letting known liars dominate every conversation, it's this that ultimately has to to stop, or we are going to suffer when there's nothing left to be learned from it- just suffering for its own, useless sake.
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