Hello Cruel World
Thursday, October 10, 2002
Checking out some things about TV series Babylon 5 (parts of which reflect current subjects of interest) [In-depth analysis:
I was intrigued to find episode title "The War Prayer" (www.midwinter.com/lurk/making/warprayer.html) came from a short Mark Twain (Samuel Longhorn Clemens) story. Pertinent whenever & wherever someone is whipping up bellicose feeling, e.g. India v Pakistan, etc, etc, etc. He also is an interesting writer in several ways. Here we are rather fond of his comments about Australia when he visited. Will have to look them up for you.
This is a short biography, with links to several stories:
and a more 'literary' discussion of him, especially his skepticism: www.yorku.ca/twainweb/filelist/skeptic.html
The War Prayer links (It's been used recently too, about current subjects:):
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