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MetaTalk post favorited by nicolin on September 2, 2014 12:35 AM

Actually, one thing I notice about a lot of post-collapse dystopias - they are really utopias because the Big Intractable Bad (global capitalism, the surveillance state) has broken down. Small groups of local heroes can overthrow the local... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Proofs and Refutations on September 1, 2014 9:56 PM

The thing is, of course, that Orwell is the old original born with a purpose. He's writing to do things - his big essays are intended as interventions that will achieve something, like his letters to Partisan Review are intended to sway... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by skoosh on September 1, 2014 8:44 PM

I wonder if he's read Orwell's smaller work - the As I Please columns and so on. I actually like those a lot better - and return to them much more often - than his bigger work and certainly his novels and most of the "big" essays. For... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by skoosh on September 1, 2014 8:44 PM

Along with the race hatred, there’s another obvious feature of this intro: the way it dramatizes Orwell himself, a sensitive young white man alone in a crowd of evil aliens. That habit of dramatizing himself never changes. It’s a constant in... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by skoosh on September 1, 2014 8:41 PM

Oh, so cute! Their tiny plastic grant budget problems!!! When the lego adminstrators set comes out, they can have one where the Lego administrators eyeball the lecture nibbles and consider the number of attendees at the start of of the lecture... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by ursus_comiter on September 1, 2014 7:37 PM

Actually, one thing I notice about a lot of post-collapse dystopias - they are really utopias because the Big Intractable Bad (global capitalism, the surveillance state) has broken down. Small groups of local heroes can overthrow the local... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by deanc on September 1, 2014 7:35 PM

Oh, so cute! Their tiny plastic grant budget problems!!! When the lego adminstrators set comes out, they can have one where the Lego administrators eyeball the lecture nibbles and consider the number of attendees at the start of of the lecture... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by nicebookrack on September 1, 2014 7:28 PM

Perhaps we need to two lego administrators sets - one contains secretaries, accountants and the person who makes sure that your equipment line is backed out of the indirect costs (there aren't quite enough of those sets to go round, which is why the... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Uniformitarianism Now! on September 1, 2014 6:33 PM

Actually, one thing I notice about a lot of post-collapse dystopias - they are really utopias because the Big Intractable Bad (global capitalism, the surveillance state) has broken down. Small groups of local heroes can overthrow the local... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by col_pogo on September 1, 2014 5:53 PM

Perhaps we need to two lego administrators sets - one contains secretaries, accountants and the person who makes sure that your equipment line is backed out of the indirect costs (there aren't quite enough of those sets to go round, which is why the... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Catseye on September 1, 2014 5:20 PM

Perhaps we need to two lego administrators sets - one contains secretaries, accountants and the person who makes sure that your equipment line is backed out of the indirect costs (there aren't quite enough of those sets to go round, which is why the... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by haltingproblemsolved on September 1, 2014 4:50 PM

Oh, so cute! Their tiny plastic grant budget problems!!! When the lego adminstrators set comes out, they can have one where the Lego administrators eyeball the lecture nibbles and consider the number of attendees at the start of of the lecture... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Artw on September 1, 2014 4:38 PM

Perhaps we need to two lego administrators sets - one contains secretaries, accountants and the person who makes sure that your equipment line is backed out of the indirect costs (there aren't quite enough of those sets to go round, which is why the... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by ChuraChura on September 1, 2014 4:37 PM

Perhaps we need to two lego administrators sets - one contains secretaries, accountants and the person who makes sure that your equipment line is backed out of the indirect costs (there aren't quite enough of those sets to go round, which is why the... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by gingerest on September 1, 2014 4:34 PM

Along with the race hatred, there’s another obvious feature of this intro: the way it dramatizes Orwell himself, a sensitive young white man alone in a crowd of evil aliens. That habit of dramatizing himself never changes. It’s a constant in... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by dng on September 1, 2014 4:18 PM

Along with the race hatred, there’s another obvious feature of this intro: the way it dramatizes Orwell himself, a sensitive young white man alone in a crowd of evil aliens. That habit of dramatizing himself never changes. It’s a constant in... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by nebulawindphone on September 1, 2014 3:36 PM

I don't think so. If he'd been wearing an immaculate suit and perfectly groomed, they'd have behaved just the same. Just ask the legions of well-dressed black men who have gotten the same treatment. Oh, I'm not saying that the cops only... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by porn in the woods on September 1, 2014 3:27 PM

Actually, one thing I notice about a lot of post-collapse dystopias - they are really utopias because the Big Intractable Bad (global capitalism, the surveillance state) has broken down. Small groups of local heroes can overthrow the local... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Rosie M. Banks on September 1, 2014 12:58 PM

Along with the race hatred, there’s another obvious feature of this intro: the way it dramatizes Orwell himself, a sensitive young white man alone in a crowd of evil aliens. That habit of dramatizing himself never changes. It’s a constant in... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by en forme de poire on September 1, 2014 12:24 PM

I wonder if he's read Orwell's smaller work - the As I Please columns and so on. I actually like those a lot better - and return to them much more often - than his bigger work and certainly his novels and most of the "big" essays. For... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by en forme de poire on September 1, 2014 12:21 PM

Actually, one thing I notice about a lot of post-collapse dystopias - they are really utopias because the Big Intractable Bad (global capitalism, the surveillance state) has broken down. Small groups of local heroes can overthrow the local... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Anhedonic Donkey on September 1, 2014 12:07 PM

Along with the race hatred, there’s another obvious feature of this intro: the way it dramatizes Orwell himself, a sensitive young white man alone in a crowd of evil aliens. That habit of dramatizing himself never changes. It’s a constant in... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by grobstein on September 1, 2014 11:41 AM

I wonder if he's read Orwell's smaller work - the As I Please columns and so on. I actually like those a lot better - and return to them much more often - than his bigger work and certainly his novels and most of the "big" essays. For... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by prune on September 1, 2014 10:45 AM

Along with the race hatred, there’s another obvious feature of this intro: the way it dramatizes Orwell himself, a sensitive young white man alone in a crowd of evil aliens. That habit of dramatizing himself never changes. It’s a constant in... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by beefetish on September 1, 2014 10:03 AM

Actually, one thing I notice about a lot of post-collapse dystopias - they are really utopias because the Big Intractable Bad (global capitalism, the surveillance state) has broken down. Small groups of local heroes can overthrow the local... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by acb on September 1, 2014 9:55 AM

Actually, one thing I notice about a lot of post-collapse dystopias - they are really utopias because the Big Intractable Bad (global capitalism, the surveillance state) has broken down. Small groups of local heroes can overthrow the local... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by GenjiandProust on September 1, 2014 9:54 AM

Actually, one thing I notice about a lot of post-collapse dystopias - they are really utopias because the Big Intractable Bad (global capitalism, the surveillance state) has broken down. Small groups of local heroes can overthrow the local... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Wemmick on September 1, 2014 8:51 AM

Oh my god, the animated part where the Tick says to Arthur while they are dangling from a rope and need to build momentum, "Swing with me, Arthur, swing!" - and then swing music starts playing, OMG, that alone almost makes me feel that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by JHarris on September 1, 2014 8:31 AM

I wonder if he's read Orwell's smaller work - the As I Please columns and so on. I actually like those a lot better - and return to them much more often - than his bigger work and certainly his novels and most of the "big" essays. For... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Acheman on September 1, 2014 7:37 AM

A red clip meant “leave me alone.” A green clip, and you’d soon be making friends. This is so brilliant. I wish I could wear such kind of clips for everyday interactions. The whole "old fans versus new" thing really... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by virago on September 1, 2014 7:32 AM

Along with the race hatred, there’s another obvious feature of this intro: the way it dramatizes Orwell himself, a sensitive young white man alone in a crowd of evil aliens. That habit of dramatizing himself never changes. It’s a constant in... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by GrammarMoses on September 1, 2014 6:06 AM

I wonder if he's read Orwell's smaller work - the As I Please columns and so on. I actually like those a lot better - and return to them much more often - than his bigger work and certainly his novels and most of the "big" essays. For... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by GrammarMoses on September 1, 2014 6:02 AM

Along with the race hatred, there’s another obvious feature of this intro: the way it dramatizes Orwell himself, a sensitive young white man alone in a crowd of evil aliens. That habit of dramatizing himself never changes. It’s a constant in... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by milk white peacock on September 1, 2014 4:55 AM

Along with the race hatred, there’s another obvious feature of this intro: the way it dramatizes Orwell himself, a sensitive young white man alone in a crowd of evil aliens. That habit of dramatizing himself never changes. It’s a constant in... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by yoHighness on September 1, 2014 2:57 AM

I wonder if he's read Orwell's smaller work - the As I Please columns and so on. I actually like those a lot better - and return to them much more often - than his bigger work and certainly his novels and most of the "big" essays. For... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by isthisthingon on September 1, 2014 2:36 AM

Along with the race hatred, there’s another obvious feature of this intro: the way it dramatizes Orwell himself, a sensitive young white man alone in a crowd of evil aliens. That habit of dramatizing himself never changes. It’s a constant in... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by miorita on September 1, 2014 2:04 AM

The thing is, of course, that Orwell is the old original born with a purpose. He's writing to do things - his big essays are intended as interventions that will achieve something, like his letters to Partisan Review are intended to sway... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by miorita on September 1, 2014 1:53 AM

I wonder if he's read Orwell's smaller work - the As I Please columns and so on. I actually like those a lot better - and return to them much more often - than his bigger work and certainly his novels and most of the "big" essays. For... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by miorita on September 1, 2014 1:51 AM

I wonder if he's read Orwell's smaller work - the As I Please columns and so on. I actually like those a lot better - and return to them much more often - than his bigger work and certainly his novels and most of the "big" essays. For... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by qinn on September 1, 2014 12:32 AM

Along with the race hatred, there’s another obvious feature of this intro: the way it dramatizes Orwell himself, a sensitive young white man alone in a crowd of evil aliens. That habit of dramatizing himself never changes. It’s a constant in... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Wrinkled Stumpskin on September 1, 2014 12:26 AM

Oh my god, the animated part where the Tick says to Arthur while they are dangling from a rope and need to build momentum, "Swing with me, Arthur, swing!" - and then swing music starts playing, OMG, that alone almost makes me feel that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by daq on September 1, 2014 12:22 AM

Along with the race hatred, there’s another obvious feature of this intro: the way it dramatizes Orwell himself, a sensitive young white man alone in a crowd of evil aliens. That habit of dramatizing himself never changes. It’s a constant in... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by mbrock on August 31, 2014 11:53 PM

Along with the race hatred, there’s another obvious feature of this intro: the way it dramatizes Orwell himself, a sensitive young white man alone in a crowd of evil aliens. That habit of dramatizing himself never changes. It’s a constant in... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by jokeefe on August 31, 2014 11:02 PM

I don't think so. If he'd been wearing an immaculate suit and perfectly groomed, they'd have behaved just the same. Just ask the legions of well-dressed black men who have gotten the same treatment. Oh, I'm not saying that the cops only... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by shponglespore on August 31, 2014 11:02 PM

Oh my god, the animated part where the Tick says to Arthur while they are dangling from a rope and need to build momentum, "Swing with me, Arthur, swing!" - and then swing music starts playing, OMG, that alone almost makes me feel that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Evilspork on August 31, 2014 9:17 PM

Oh my god, the animated part where the Tick says to Arthur while they are dangling from a rope and need to build momentum, "Swing with me, Arthur, swing!" - and then swing music starts playing, OMG, that alone almost makes me feel that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by ZaphodB on August 31, 2014 8:33 PM

Along with the race hatred, there’s another obvious feature of this intro: the way it dramatizes Orwell himself, a sensitive young white man alone in a crowd of evil aliens. That habit of dramatizing himself never changes. It’s a constant in... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by SailRos on August 31, 2014 8:31 PM

Along with the race hatred, there’s another obvious feature of this intro: the way it dramatizes Orwell himself, a sensitive young white man alone in a crowd of evil aliens. That habit of dramatizing himself never changes. It’s a constant in... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Pink Frost on August 31, 2014 7:57 PM

Oh my god, the animated part where the Tick says to Arthur while they are dangling from a rope and need to build momentum, "Swing with me, Arthur, swing!" - and then swing music starts playing, OMG, that alone almost makes me feel that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Popular Ethics on August 31, 2014 7:43 PM

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