Sun, Jul. 6th, 2008, 11:36 am
I was reading a Pat Cadigan story the other day and there was a line in it that summarized what I've thought about the 'Net for a long time.
People, my god; people. Nature gave them tongues, technology gave them loudspeakers, and they all believe that because they can use both, whatever they say is important.
Tue, Apr. 29th, 2008, 08:47 am
Political or military commentators, like astrologers, can survive almost any mistake, because their more devoted followers do not look to them for an appraisal of the facts but for the stimulation of nationalistic loyalties.
--George Orwell, "Notes on Nationalism