i love old science fiction because it’s all like “IT’S THE DISTANT YEAR TWO THOUSAND AND THREE AND MAN IS EXPLORING THE DEEP CORNERS OF THE UNIVERSE” like god bless you old sci-fi you had such high hopes for us
oh come on Orwell was only off by about 30 years, that is not that bad
the best metaphor posts I’ve seen so far
i don’t understand
Apparently it’s a reference to John Green’s book “The Fault In Our Stars”, which is being made into a movie, which explains this tweet:
How did we go from being creatures who could over come beasts much stronger than ourselves, using their skin for our clothing, and bones for our weapons. To being so weak that someone calling us a “cunt” a thousand miles away over a computer screen is cause enough to make you harm yourself. What happened?