“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

2001 Is a Black Comedy and It Fooled You Because Acid

 Clue 1: It's a Kubrick film and it has the military in it. 

Clue 2: There's an interminable intermission featuring a blank cinema screen. 

Clue 3: The monolith is a blank cinema screen on its side. 

Clue 4: Dave's reaction shots in the Stargate are almost identical to Scotty freaking about women in Vertigo

Clue 4a: There's a sperm and an egg in that sequence. 

Clue 5: Everyone ends up in a gigantic version of the bone, which tries to kill them for being inefficient. 

Clue 6: Hyperspace is Versailles. 

Clue 7: Acid heads get upset when you say this. 

Clue 8: The climax of human evolution is a gigantic baby. 

Clue 9: The thing that kills a warthog turns directly into a waltzing space shuttle. 

There are many other clues. 

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