stupid then dying

April 20, 2008

indoctrinated –
we gladly march on
stupid then dying

3 Responses to “stupid then dying”

  1. c Says:

    The title, poem, is sad, scary and apt.

  2. Polar Says:

    It’s the story of the ages. What leader wants an educated population? Or a Non-sedated (TV) ambitious populous? I do not think there will ever be one, or the other.

  3. qazse Says:

    c, scarier when you consider our infantile rush into everything digital. Instead of book burning it will be book deletion by programmed machines.

    Polar, Regarding your first question I would say Obama and people like him in the tradition of Thomas Jefferson. However, those kinds of leaders are the exception, as you point out. Regarding the populous, yes – they may well be lost forever in a digital skinner box.

    Thank you both

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