V for Vendetta

People should not be afraid of their governments, governments should be afraid of their people. — V

A revolution without dancing is a revolution not worth having. — V

Artists use lies to tell the truth, while politicians use them to cover the truth up. — V

A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy. — Guy Fawkes

Why do we still commemorate the Fifth of November?

Remember, remember, the 5th of November
The Gunpowder Treason and plot;
I see of no reason why Gunpowder Treason
Should ever be forgot.

It was a long time ago.

Guy Fawkes (1570-1606), an English soldier and a member of a group of Roman Catholic conspirators, who attempted to carry out the Gunpowder Plot to assassinate King James I of England (James VI of Scotland) and the members of both houses of the Parliament of England with a huge explosion, which was prevented by his arrest on 5 November 1605.

Anonymous use the Guy Fawkes mask used in V for Vendetta and it has no become commonplace at protests.

A tweet from Egypt, reteweeted by Sharif Kouddous, events in Egypt mirror V for Vendetta if you watch the film backwards.

Made me wish to see the film.

I have never seen it anywhere. A week last Saturday, looking in the Oxfam Bookshop in Farnham, and not seeing, I asked, only no sooner had I asked there it was staring me in the face.

A brilliant, chilling film, very much the world portrayed in Nineteen Eighty-four.

This is the world we are sleepwalking into.

The Egyptian revolution started with one woman posting on youtube, I am going to stand in Tahrir Square, will anyone join me or do I stand alone?

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