Or you end with Stalin, or Pol Pot, or Hitler.
Yeah, Hitler, who overthrew the despotic Weimar government. Good call there.
Destroy the village in order to save it, eh?
You are a Mubarak supporter and deserve nothing less.
(all pacifists are supporters of dictatorship)
can be read as a metaphor along the lines of "sic semper tyrannis"This quote seems a very odd choice for an example of "metaphorical" language. Or at least, I would think Julius Caesar and Abraham Lincoln would think so.
can be read as a metaphor along the lines of "sic semper tyrannis"
Can someone please design and mass manufacture a computer peripheral that will do this? Maybe as a birthday present for one of the mods. Then pb could program something that checks whether your water bottle is installed and operational before you're allowed to post in fighty threads. Go over the line and jessamyn or cortex press a button and you get a squirt.
It has to include a webcam to record and broadcast the discipline, of course. Think of what a great YouTube a compilation of shots of MeFites getting sprayed in the face would be.
Okay, it definitely makes it easier to understand where you are coming from when you consider Communist dictatorships a model worth emulating.
posted by empath at 1:14 PM on February 14
Can someone write a script to automatically parse my comments for negative words and automatically post eponysterical after it? It seems like it comes up enough that it would result in significant time savings.
posted by empath at 4:19 PM on December 26, 2010 [4 favorites +] [!]