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    Oh, sure, it was when he was already famous, but my intent was not to suggest those "cases" made him change the treatment of police, rather than...
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    06-16-2018, 09:19 AM
    Ah, but guys like Dickens or Dumas already reacted to fan's mail. They were using papers to publish their chapters already and Sherlock is alive...
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    06-13-2018, 08:51 PM
    I suppose Doyle was no different than professional script-writers for soap operas today, that have to make adjustments according the readers...
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    06-12-2018, 02:05 PM
    Yeah, that must be correct. Perhaps an attempt to engange younger readers, but when you place a character which function is to idolize Holmes you can...
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    06-11-2018, 09:32 AM
    If I recall well, Lestrade was more Dickensiean, working as a comic relief and kind like the representantion and mistrust of the average joe reading...
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    06-09-2018, 09:25 AM
    Yeah, it was in my opinion, a pretty much dull story. Sometimes I wonder Doyle was trying to impress some girl and since he could not write a sonet,...
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    06-09-2018, 08:31 AM
    Well, I think we can call Kipling a colonialist without claiming he revered colonialism, because it is a concept we created and Kipling wasn't aware...
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    06-07-2018, 09:19 AM
    It is cheaper and easy to plant new trees than dig new rivers after an damp is build to produce eletricity, remember this :D Anyways, It is not...
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    06-05-2018, 04:05 PM
    It is not even a matter of economy only (or it is, because the kind of products that are produced is about economy) but there is a public protection...
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    06-05-2018, 04:02 PM
    It is not even a matter of economy only (or it is, because the kind of products that are produced is about economy) but there is a public protection...
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    06-05-2018, 10:42 AM
    At least there should have been a bridge with a magician asking 3 questions to get there... It is more a matter of personal pocket :D It...
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    06-04-2018, 08:52 AM
    Perhaps, just perhaps. I come from a family which genetic is blessed reggarding hair. I have no problem with that. But anyways, 300 years (it...
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    05-25-2018, 01:36 PM
    I understand. I recall well, Isis cult had also a big political importance in the early days of republic, with the whole Cleopatra thing (to the...
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    05-24-2018, 02:42 PM
    Ah, I meant his belief in the myths, even in those he may not be part of the cult. Anyways, that occured to me because I recall Cupd & Pysche myth...
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    05-23-2018, 08:54 AM
    I saw a list of english versions, again, no details provided, but some are clearly post-Perrault with the title similar to Belle, but other aren't....
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    05-22-2018, 02:23 PM
    Borges in his memory tells about a small accident that happened to him, while waiting a book arrive by mail. When the mailman came, he climbed down...
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    05-22-2018, 09:05 AM
    Nope, I read only the Narnia books and Out of Silent planet, also know as the book that blinded Borges. A quick cheek, she is really not...
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    05-21-2018, 08:34 AM
    Sure (albeit I think Psyche is a late addition, Eros in Hesiod has a more primeval function, almost a creative principle than just a lover boy). That...
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25 best movie scenes

by mortalterror on 11-02-2016 at 12:28 AM
My personal favorite is the scene in The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly where Tuco meets his brother.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEDNuuCoZYk
I made a list, trying to think of the best scenes that weren't just car chases, shootouts, or endings and here's what I got.
1.Apocalypse Now- Ride of the Valkyrees
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKaYOW9zMoY
2.Deer Hunter- Russian Roulette
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kE_zqVPr4HI
3.Network- I'm as mad as

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The 58 Best Films from 2000-2016

by mortalterror on 10-18-2016 at 04:23 AM
1.Pan's Labyrinth
2.Downfall
3.Battle Royale
4.Infernal Affairs
5.City of God
6.I Saw the Devil
7.Lord of the Rings I-III
8.Band of Brothers
9.No Country For Old Men
10.Mad Max: Fury Road
11.Memento
12.The Good, The Bad, The Weird
13.The Raid I-II
14.Master and Commander
15.Inception
16.Tree of Life
17.Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
18.Cloud Atlas
19.Black Hawk Down

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Religious Music

by mortalterror on 02-07-2016 at 05:48 PM
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1925 Paul Robeson- Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yd1fxR3TtCg
1930 Blind Willie Johnson- John the Revelator https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hucTDV1Fvo
1937 Thomas A. Dorsey- Peace in the Valley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_f5vEJV84l8
1940 Woody Guthrie- Jesus Christ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDS00Pnhkqk
1948 Hank Williams- I Saw the Light https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYKx2Xvnukg
1948 Sister Rosetta

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Great Action Movies

by mortalterror on 01-26-2016 at 05:47 AM
2017 Logan
2016 Hell or High Water *haven't seen yet
2015 Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant
2014 Edge of Tomorrow, Raid 2
2013 Lone Survivor, Generation War
2012 Django Unchained, The Avengers, Looper
2011 Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale, The Raid: Redemption, Sherlock Holmes Game of Shadows, War of the Arrows
2010 I Saw The Devil, Inception, The Yellow Sea, The Man From Nowhere, 13 Assassins
2009 City of Life and Death, Watchmen, Sherlock

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Great Poets Plus Excerpts (51-77)

by mortalterror on 01-19-2015 at 04:41 PM
51.Matsuo Basho- The Narrow Road to the Deep North
The moon and sun are eternal travelers.
Even the years wander on.
A lifetime adrift in a boat, or in old age leading a tired horse into the years,
every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.

52.William Blake- Songs of Innocence and of Experience
"O little Cloud," the virgin said, "I charge thee tell to me,
Why thou complainest not when in one hour thou fade away:

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