Re: H. G. Wells

From: sayke (
Date: Sun Mar 05 2000 - 22:26:02 MST

At 12:46 PM 3/6/00 +1100, Damien wrote:
>At 02:47 PM 5/03/00 -0800, Max wrote:
>>Fabians [...] were
>>gradualists rather than revolutionaries.
>Funniest political spoof I ever heard, really cracked me up (probably
>doesn't travel well outside of UK/Oz) was a friend piping up in the midst
>of a droning discussion on Fabianism with a rendition of their (supposed)
>marching slogan:
>Gradual change.
>In due course...

        this reminds me very much of the book i'm currently reading...
"interesting times" by terry pratchet. i'm aware that some people on the
list have read it, but if you havnt yet, get to it! chop chop, etc...
[somewhere, an entry is added at the bottom of a 1.6 meg text file/reading
list, accompanied by a dismal and resigned "aw, what the hell..."]
        some gems:
        "Make Considerable Sacerfice for the Common Good!"
        "Much Ownership of Means of Production!"
        "Necessarily Extended Duration to the Red Army!"
        "Regrettable Decease Without Undue Suffering to the Forces of Opression!"

        bwaahaa. anyway... you may now return to your previously scheduled
activities, citizens...

sayke, v2.3.05

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