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Sun Jan 6, 2019, 02:08 PM

Is Trump the Lord of the Flies and his administration

the boys on the island?

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Reply Is Trump the Lord of the Flies and his administration (Original post)
Raven Jan 2019 OP
PJMcK Jan 2019 #1
Raven Jan 2019 #2
PJMcK Jan 2019 #3
violetpastille Jan 2019 #4
Raven Jan 2019 #5
thegoose Jan 2019 #6

Response to Raven (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2019, 02:35 PM

1. No.

Lord of the Flies is fiction.

The Trump administration is reality.

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Response to PJMcK (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 6, 2019, 02:50 PM

2. I'm aware of that. I think you misunderstood my question. n/t

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Response to Raven (Reply #2)

Sun Jan 6, 2019, 02:51 PM

3. Nah, I'm just being grumpy 'cause I've been sick for two weeks!

I know you were making an analogy.

Enjoy your afternoon, Raven. Sorry for being a curmudgeon. Now, can you get off my damn lawn!

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2019, 03:04 PM

4. Sure

The "Lord of the Flies" is the devil inside us, projected outward. In Willam Golding's boozed-up, misanthropic view even little kids are blood-lusting killers with only the veneer of civilization preventing them from acting out.

I disagree with the book's premise, but I agree with your comparison.

Trump is nothing. He's a dead body, a pig-head, a hallucination. He doesn't have the physical power to cross the street.

His believers gave him power.

That power can kill, and does kill even those who don't believe.




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Response to violetpastille (Reply #4)

Sun Jan 6, 2019, 03:07 PM

5. I am in awe of your response. It's what I was thinking but I could never

have expressed/explained it as well as you just did.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2019, 06:25 PM

6. Actually, Pootie's the lord

 

And Dump is a fly. That's why he's surrounded by MAGATs!

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