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Tailgunner

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Omar Karindu

Subj: Re: NEW FRONTIER = propaganda against non military freedom lovers [SPOILERS]
Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 at 07:50:53 pm EST (Viewed 4 times)
Reply Subj: Re: NEW FRONTIER = propaganda against non military freedom lovers [SPOILERS]
Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 at 03:54:23 pm EST (Viewed 4 times)

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This is why I don't worry if comic books uncritically support my political views or not; it'd keep me from enjoying technically and artistically accomplished material far too often.

A far-out liberal should still be able to enjoy the virtues of a Chuck Dixon guns-n-glory romp because Dixon knows whow to write those with economy and wit; an ultra-conservative should be able to enjoy Alan Moore's Swamp Thing because Moore is just that blasted talented a scripter and plotter.

I can't understand people who take in everything as if it were propaganda, and then make aesthetic and moral judgments based on whether it's propaganda for their side or against it. It seems like it'd make reading comics into an angry, unpleasant experience.

- Omar Karindu

"A Renoir. I have three, myself. I had four, but ordered one burned...It displeased me." -- Doctor Doom

"It's not, 'Oh, they killed Sue Dibney and I always loved that character,' it's 'Oh, they broke a story engine that could have told a thousand stories in order to publish a single 'important' one.'" -- John Seavey

> This is why I don't worry if comic books uncritically support my political views or not; ...
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> I can't understand people who take in everything as if it were propaganda, and then make aesthetic and moral judgments based on whether it's propaganda for their side or against it. It seems like it'd make reading comics into an angry, unpleasant experience.
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> - Omar Karindu
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It isn't about supporting one view, it is the blatant hatred for Americanism, and support of globalism.

No one sees EVERYTHING as if it were propaganda, however promoting an agenda, especially one not held by a majority of people, could easily be seen as being done for a specific purpose of making popular an idea that is not already popular.


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