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Damned in a single sentence: She has vociferously campaigned against embryo experimentation, Sunday trading, pornographic videos and fluoride.

What at first looks like help for people with poor imagination faculties rapidly grows into a Cronenbergish story of dubious-taste therapy that may be more damaging than the experience it aims to relieve. Buy the film rights!

I was sent spam for "one-click history deletion" today. Oh, the history deletion button. Shiny, shiny button ... it didn't turn out to be what I thought it was. *sigh*

I'm not going to link to what Orson Scott Card had to say about same-sex marriage. Instead, something positive: when I read something online I hate, I go read Morford. He sets the world to rights.

On the subject of despairing in all humanity, I've added up the times and I think I can make it to see Dogville and Le Corbeau in a single evening. Oh yeah, beat down that human spirit.

But, what's this? A minimate Frodo? Joy reigns again! (Also available, Aragorn, Legolas, Twilight Frodo ... and an uruk-hai in chain mail pants!)

The world's not so bad after all.

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cleanskies
1st Mar, 2004 02:31 (UTC)
I'm sure that's the plot
of an old Avengers story. Evil bad guys are strapping people into chairs and simulating things they're phobic of (like being run over by trains).

The effect was dying of fight, rather than getting over the trauma ...
cleanskies
1st Mar, 2004 02:31 (UTC)
Re: I'm sure that's the plot
... eh, fright. Fright. I meant fright.