Comments on 'Say No To The Empire'
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|Non-Member Artist||To "apotheosize" something is to deify or glorify it. I think what you actually wanted to say in that second paragarph was "proselytizing" which is to preach to a crowd. Also, if I understood this story correctly, what it most closely reminds me of is people in China who are hired to place pro-China remarks in chatrooms and blogs (oh yes, they exist). I must admit that one of the most fundamental problems with the Empire in torn world is that the basic premise is faulty; you assume that a government which has significant economic and political control over its people will not use that control in non-benevolent ways and that few-to-none will eventually end up being repressed or abused under their incredibly pervasive licensing system. While I might let you get away with that premise if the Empire and Torn World were populated by aliens, considering that the race in question is human, I consider this to be an incredibly unlikely premise that is not born out by the historical evidence.|
|Toni Sturtevant||I love this! It says so much about the complexity of the South. Both about the complexity of the empire and it's denigrators.|
|Valerie Joanne Higgins||Love this for the really urban feel, and the gadget. Want one of those.|
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