[FoRK] A comment on Avatar

Damien Morton dmorton at bitfurnace.com
Wed Dec 23 23:56:45 PST 2009


On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 6:49 PM, James Tauber <jtauber at jtauber.com> wrote:

>
> On Dec 24, 2009, at 7:06 AM, Damien Morton wrote:
> > Over at Military.com there's an article on how it makes the military look
> > bad. And it does, but for different reasons than they describe.
>
> I thought they pulled the standard Hollywood trick of making them
> privately-funded mercenaries as if to say "the *real* military wouldn't be
> like this but this is what happens under Capitalism!"
>
>
They did, but Military.com missed that bit or overlooked it. They look like
marines, sound like marines, and act like marines, so they must _be_
marines.


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