Monday, February 04, 2013

Something for Liberals to think about

I came on this quote from a favorite author, and saw how well it fit todays enlightened crowd:

“Huxley: "Tell me something Bryce, do you know the difference between a Jersey, a Guernsey, a Holstein, and an Ayershire?"
Bryce: "No."
Huxley: "Seabags Brown does."
Bryce: "I don't see what that has to do..."
Huxley: "What do you know about Gaelic history?"
Bryce: "Not much."
Huxley: "Then why don't you sit down one day with Gunner McQuade. He is an expert. Speaks the language, too."
Bryce: "I don't..."
Huxley: " What do you know about astronomy?"
Bryce: "A little."
Huxley: "Discuss it with Wellman, he held a fellowship."
Bryce: "This is most puzzling."
Huxley: "What about Homer, ever read Homer?"
Bryce: "Of course I've read Homer."
Huxley: "In the original Greek?"
Bryce: "No"
Huxley: "Then chat with Pfc. Hodgkiss. Loves to read the ancient Greek."
Bryce: "Would you kindly get to the point?"
Huxley: "The point is this, Bryce. What makes you think you are so goddam superior? Who gave you the bright idea that you had a corner on the world's knowledge? There are privates in this battalion who can piss more brains down a slit trench then you'll ever have. You're the most pretentious, egotistical individual I've ever encountered. Your superiority complex reeks. I've seen the way you treat men, like a big strutting peacock. Why, you've had them do everything but wipe your ass.
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Without cheating- any guesses who it is?
He was a WWII marine and a prolific Pro-Isrealie author.

5 comments:

  1. Oh, yeah . . . I grew up with 'Battle Cry'. That's Leon Uris.

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  2. Heinlein wasn't a Marine he was Navy. So I don't think he wrote it. But it's sounds likes something he would write. Looking up Mr Uris now. If he wrote that, I definitely want to read his stuff. He also wrote screenplays according to wiki.

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  3. One of my favorite novels is Exodus. I'm going to have to go find more of his work, now...because that rant is epic.

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  4. That was Highpockets in Battle Cry, one of the books that helped me understand my father. A quiet man who never spoke of making that little walk through the lagoon to get to the beach at Tarawa, I never heard him speak of the war, except for jokes, until after my first tour in the Southeast Asian War Games.

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  5. My favorite of his was Mila 18, about the Warsaw uprising in WWII.

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