Thursday 9 October 2008

The computer keypad is mightier than the sword?

I guess Amnesty is predicated upon the power of the pen - and now the computer keypad. (And I'm posting this here, of course, because these are all tools of information.)

This also gives me an excuse to plug a current Amensty campaign say no to 42 days

PS. As I said previously, partial quotations are a crime against context, and the context of the original is significant here:
True, This! -
Beneath the rule of men entirely great,
The pen is mightier than the sword. Behold
The arch-enchanters wand! - itself a nothing! -
But taking sorcery from the master-hand
To paralyse the Caesars, and to strike
The loud earth breathless! - Take away the sword -
States can be saved without it!

From Richelieu; Or the Conspiracy Edward Bulwer-Lytton 1839

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