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Reply #375
Whatever happened to cultsmasher?

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Reply #376
you either die a cult smasher or live long enough to see yourself become the cult and get smashed.

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Reply #377
braying among the ruins

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Reply #378
I don't think Vonnegut is directly responsible but I do think there's a clear connection between "peace is better than war" to "dictators keep the peace" to "we should be better friends with dictators" to "we need a dictator to keep America from going to war." I think we can probably tie this closer to the failure of interventionism at the second iraq war, but I've definitely heard right-wingers and white supremacists cite Dresden specifically in defense of Hitler and in trying to equivocate the US and Nazi Germany in WWII.

bumping because i saw something that reminded me of this