The Cost of Distraction: What Kurt Vonnegut Knew (via The Frailest Thing)

Mezmerized by this post. (Never thought I’d re-post anything, but this is so, so good!) Visit the original post please, especially for the video trailer at the end.

The Cost of Distraction:  What Kurt Vonnegut Knew “The year was 2081, and everybody was finally equal.” So begins the late Kurt Vonnegut’s 1961 short story, “Harrison Bergeron.” In 2009, Chandler Tuttle released a 25 minute film version of the story titled 2081, and you can watch the trailer at the end of this post. Vonnegut goes on to describe the conditions of this equality: They weren’t only equal before God and the law. They were equal every which way. Nobody was smarter than anybody else. N … Read More

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