In the 1950s, we were told that we needed the Bomb to protect us from totalitarianism. Today, we’re told that we need totalitarianism to protect us from the Bomb.
Edit to add: I’m told that this quote isn’t pithy enough. It doesn’t tweet. Here’s a shortened version for the superficial times we live in. Barbaric, I now…
In the 50s we were told the Bomb protected us from totalitarianism. Now we’re told totalitarianism protects us from the Bomb.
Oscar Wilde never had that problem.
Twitter budged, and extended the limit to 280 characters: https://twitter.com/avadeaux/status/940505895833952256