Re: American Imperialism?

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Sun Mar 19 2000 - 17:35:37 MST

> > Robert Owen wrote:
> >> > ment is perfectly correct when treated as legitimate hyperbole, or,
> > > if that displeases you, then as a sort of allegorical character like the
> > > figures in Orwell's "Animal Farm"...
> >
> >According to the article, the CIA arranged
> > to alter that so it makes it clear that the pigs [commies] really
> > are the bad guys. spike
> Michael S. Lorrey wrote:
> I beleive it. Considering how much hollywood changes things in the other
> direction, I don't see it as a totally bad thing.

Owww. Bowdlerizing that particular piece of literature is far more
sinful than painting fig leaves over the genitals of the greatest Renaissance
paintings. Let Hollywood and the CIA mess up Goldings Lord of
the Flies, if they must, but I urge them to be true to Orwell.

Actually there was a damn good movie version of Animal Farm that
came out within the last couple years. If you havent seen it, do. spike

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