Sunday, October 23, 2011

Book vs Movie, Sleepy Hallow

This is a Character comparison of the Movie and Book counterparts of the Headless Horseman, or the Hessian.
In the Book, the Hessian was said to be killed by a stray cannon ball during a revolutionary war battle. This differs from the movie version which has him as being hunted down for his ruthless deeds.The book makes no notes about the ruthlessness of the Hessian beforehand. Regardless, both are still headless and still horsemen, and both are really just supposed to incite fear into the population.

Savages

Reading Benjamin Franklin's remarks on "Savages", has confirmed what I believed about him. Truly, he was an understanding person who was capable of understanding the cultures of many. In particular, the ironic use of the word savages, which both shows his true position as a supporter of the natives and mocks those who use the term not ironically, truly exemplifies his witty and clever nature.

-El Presidente

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Print vs Digital

It has come to my attention that people are debating about the advantages of print vs digital. I have read two pamphlets on this subject and I agree based on the evidence presented from the pamphlets that digital is in fact better. Realistically, emotional response to actually holding a book means very little to me, so I found that the argument in favor of print lost to me, as I could not understand those ideas as well as she may have intended. For digital however, those ideas are all ones with real world affects, not emotional responses. That is why El Presidente says digital