No, but I do, dude.
No, but I do, dude.
There are a few grammatical and phrasing errors that it would be nice to fix. I don't think anybody's suggesting that he make any substantial changes in his observations or assertions.
Even if the anglosphere currently isn't openly corporate fascist that doesn't mean it wont be 5, 10, 15 or 20 years down the road....
You think it wouldn't look like that already, to someone who'd just awakened from a 20-year coma?
What's funny is that you seem to have your own special definition of "rogue" that you've forgot to share with the rest of us.
American ex-pat here, quite happy that his daughter is growing up in Oz rather than the US, on account of most of the factors you've named or alluded to.
She was born by Caesarian, BTW. Would've bankrupted us in the US, as my publisher had just gone under, leaving me with about $75K in unpaid invoices/contracts... and no health insurance. Good times.
Only upon an extremely superficial reading of the quote.
The country whose national bread spread looks, smells, and quite possibly tastes like something that came out of the back end of a cat.
You have a problem with that or something?
Did you mean "citizenry"?
Nobody likes competition I guess.
I think it's more like, "Gas, grass, or ass--nobody rides for free," myself.
You don't support sand flea's right to the consensual sexual activities of its choice in the privacy of its own foot? Fascist.
...fill their page with dildos and friend only Google executives....
Wish I could get away with doing something like this at work. Some HR genius has commissioned a Corporate Social Network, and while they apparently can't order you to join up, they seem to have licence to nag you about it ad infinitum.
When did you ever have to pay for YouTube? Or GMail, for that matter?
16-year-olds who've just discovered Orwell are only slightly less annoying than 14-year-olds who've just discovered Ayn Rand.
So when the Grim Reaper comes for you, you'll offer to hold his cloak for him so that he has both hands free for the scythe, right?
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary saftey deserve neither liberty not saftey." -- Benjamin Franklin, 1759