1274: Open Letter

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Re: 1274: Open Letter

Postby addams » Fri Nov 01, 2013 4:57 pm UTC

Coyoty wrote:I use funhouse mirrors to reflect on things. It's fun.

Thanks be to the Gods you have no power to inflict your reflection on others.

You are not a powerful person. Are you?
You might be.

Behind the screen, you could be a Policy Maker.
Behind the screen, you could be on TV.

That would put you, not behind the screen, but on it.
Are you on TV with your cryptic caustic comments?

Do you guide public perceptions? Do you invite thousands and thousands of people into your Fun House?
Do they come one by one and in gaggles and packs?

Is it a well paid position? Do you need an assistant?

You would not like me, much. I would turn on the lights and redecorate.
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Re: 1274: Open Letter

Postby jovialbard » Fri Nov 01, 2013 4:59 pm UTC

Coyoty wrote:I use funhouse mirrors to reflect on things. It's fun.


Are you sure you aren't making a general statement about the human condition :wink: . Well except the fun part. Most people's distorted perceptions seem to make them very angry... though I guess the analogy holds, since most people also don't like seeing their butt and forehead accentuated either.
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Re: 1274: Open Letter

Postby Coyoty » Mon Nov 04, 2013 8:46 pm UTC

I could say "Yes" to all your questions, and it would be true, but they would be trick answers.

Having an Addams as an assistant could be interesting.

addams wrote:
Coyoty wrote:I use funhouse mirrors to reflect on things. It's fun.

Thanks be to the Gods you have no power to inflict your reflection on others.

You are not a powerful person. Are you?
You might be.

Behind the screen, you could be a Policy Maker.
Behind the screen, you could be on TV.

That would put you, not behind the screen, but on it.
Are you on TV with your cryptic caustic comments?

Do you guide public perceptions? Do you invite thousands and thousands of people into your Fun House?
Do they come one by one and in gaggles and packs?

Is it a well paid position? Do you need an assistant?

You would not like me, much. I would turn on the lights and redecorate.


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