E is for (zombies, the ideal) Enemy


EThis is a post in the Blogging from A to Z challenge: http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/

Enemies. We used to know how to have enemies. In WW2 we called the Japanese the Japs or the Nips. We called the Germans the Krauts or the Jerries. We didn’t care what they thought about it. Even though in the US the German-American seg

Now we get attacked by Muslim fanatics, and we force our public school kids to learn the Five Pillars of Islam and recite a Muslim prayer— even though our own majority religion is still off limits in the public school and ignorance of the simplest aspects of the faith has led to a rise in ignorance-based atheism.

So if we want to have an old-fashioned war story, we have to turn to zombies. They are the perfect enemy. They don’t have their own culture, society or religion. They are less intelligent than the average frog. They are not people, but have transformed into a walking, biting disease germ.

We don’t have to worry about what our zombie enemy thinks of us. Zombies don’t think. So when we want to have war fiction that doesn’t offend the political correctness rules, we use zombies.

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What Windows 10 did for me:

Killed one computer

Slowed my productivity to a crawl on the new one.

So: be warned.

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