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Old 01-28-2010, 06:25 PM   #1
Raynor
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"Chomsky's comments on L.o.t.R."

A nice piece of satire
http://www.mcsweeneys.net/2003/04/23fellowship.html
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One of the problems with the perspective offered by the Man-Elf coalition is that you have to try so hard to get at the truth of the conflict, at what is really going on; it's so obscured by their propaganda and relentless militarism. I mean, here we have swords being distributed to the Hobbits by Strider so they can protect themselves against these "evil creatures." Now, in this case, it's probably warranted, though the "evil creatures" are looking for the ring in their own individual self-interest. They're behaving in a purely rational way.
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