Archive for June 4th, 2010

Image Consciousness

A bad thing about tyrants is that they tend to do relatively innocuous things in very over-the-top ways, which history then makes iconic and forever associates with them. Don’t get me wrong; it’s good that we don’t forget the human capacity for being a complete and utter bastard… it’s just that we kind of need to accept that the same tools and tactics can be used for both good and evil.

Specifically, I’m thinking of trains and fire hoses.
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