Re: American Imperialism?

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Sun Mar 19 2000 - 18:21:05 MST

Robert Wasley wrote:
> Spike wrote:
> According to the article, the CIA arranged
> > > to alter that so it makes it clear that the pigs [commies] really
> > > are the bad guys.
> > Mike 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.
> I think of it as a totally bad thing when the works of artists are modified
> for
> some political/social end. Anyway, what kind of a justification is that?
> Does
> going in any direction bring us any closer to the clearest perspective we
> should
> be asking for?

You are automatically assuming that the original works of the artist
were a clear perspective. Orwell never spent any time in a communist
nation, he only knew what he heard by hanging out with the Cambridge
bred aristo-communists popular in Britain in the 30's. Ask Sasha
Chislenko what he thinks...

Mike Lorrey

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