24540Re: [mythsoc] Mordor as a modern surveillance state
- Jul 20, 2013Here's one sentence from that article:
police, Tolkien captures the way that power> Without in any way shorting the terror of living under the secret
information.> mistrusts its own agents, and how it deprives them ofWhat struck me is that this is also a good description of how Hell works in The Screwtape Letters, so we could say that Lewis understood this as well.Wendell WagnerIn a message dated 7/18/2013 11:06:39 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, dbratman@... writes:
This is actually, I thought, a quite good article on how modern surveillance
states replicate Sauron's errors.
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