Originally Posted By: madget
What exactly is your objection? That you think more impressionable people than yourself will start believing a hot blonde French girl killed Hitler and pre-emptively ended the whole war?

Do some people actually believe that lemmings commit mass suicide by leaping off cliffs? Has the textbook definition of the word "lemming" come to include that connotation? But do they really? Or was that simply the result of an over-zealous camera crew filming a Disney nature documentary?


Originally Posted By: madget
And how boring does storytelling become if we're not allowed to ask "what if" and see where imagination can take us?

So make up something from whole cloth. Anyway, I find true history more interesting than fantasy.


Originally Posted By: madget
Slightly more interesting is the current debate about Zero Dark Thirty, which illustrates torture as having produced evidence that led to the assassination of Osama Bin Laden, which according to many officials contradicts the political reality.

Kathryn Bigelow. Need any more be said.
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