Thursday, July 13, 2006


Parting Shots

I've just learned something that everyone else has likely known forever. H.G. Wells's self-penned epitaph, which I believe is inscribed on his tombstone, is "I told you so, you damned fools!"

Socialist, humanist, feminist, anti-war activist and atheist, who warned in his fiction and nonfiction that the future would be a pretty bleak place indeed if social injustices, sexism, religiosity, and the barbarism of warfare weren't checked. Well, I guess he did, didn't he?

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