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Jun-11-13, 01:21 PM (EDT)|
2. "RE: The Art of Noise in Concert, 2410.02.14"|
In response to message #1
>One has to wonder what the native Martians think of the Earthers |
>continuing fascination, even four centuries later, of the entirely
>absurd idea, so popular in the two centuries prior to their first
>contact, that the Martians are just WAITING for an excuse to jet off
>to Earth with their tripods and heat-rays to conquer it.
Er, The War of the Worlds is a historical document. Saying its continued popularity in the 25th century indicates that people think the Martians are still "waiting for an excuse" is like saying neo-Classical architecture indicates that modern architects are ancient Greeks.
Benjamin D. Hutchins, Co-Founder, Editor-in-Chief, & Forum Mod
Eyrie Productions, Unlimited http://www.eyrie-productions.com/
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Ceterum censeo Carthaginem esse delendam.
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