- Man 1: Do you think we can do anything about it?
- Man 2: Well, why not? If we can work together now to look after the lives of the people here I don't see why we couldn't work together afterwards to clear up the mess; and help build a better world in which these things can't possibly happen.
- Narrator: The Qualities we've learned from comradeship and common suffering are not going to be wasted after this War. It is out of experiences like ours that the New World will be built.
There is a cool documentary about Prohibition by Ken Burns on Netflix - I’d say it is a prowatch.
The creation of a special White House URL shortcut to Syria information is just Golden Age McNamara.
Can we get a bullet count? A Kill count? Talk to the guys at Bungie. They have the GUI - you have the database.
But (in the Post-Cold War) World- the grandeur that Isaiah Berlin had given it fell away.
President Putin could offer Russians other things; security, dignity, and above all a meaning that went beyond their own individual lives."
Adam Curtis on Late 20th Century Russia and The Central Liberal Concept of Positive/Negative Liberty
From ‘The Trap’ Episode 3 “We Will Force You to be Free" (2007)