A modest proposal to stop INTERNET PIRACY in its tracks
kctucker at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 14:25:50 UTC 2012
"If at first an idea isn't absurd, there's no hope for it."
[Source: Albert Einstein, from the film '1 Giant Leap']
On 24 January 2012 14:31, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 24 January 2012 13:22, Xavi Drudis Ferran <xdrudis at tinet.cat> wrote:
>> On Tue 24/01/12 14:15 , David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> My apologies to non-native speakers confused by my post :-)
>> My apologies for my poor English. Unfortunately we're so used
>> to other "modest proposals" enacted as law even if they are
>> obviously bad jokes, that one gets in the habit of too literal reading...
> We live in times where "modest proposal" essays in this field are
> appropriate. Endless material!
> Of course, there's almost no idea so bad someone won't advance it
> seriously. Charlie Brooker quit writing his vicious satire of British
> television, "TV Go Home" http://www.tvgohome.com/ , when real
> television shows started getting that awful.
> - d.
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