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This won't be a particularly long or insightful diary. I was recently reminded of this scene from one of my favorite movies. As I watched it again, I realized it is the perfect metaphor for "US vs THEM." Imagine Rowdy Roddy Piper is us, Keith David--not the be confused with David Keith who is also awesome, but not in this movie--is them, and the sunglasses are truth.

Hopefully someday we can force the Sunglasses of Truth on to more people.

For anyone who doesn't already know, this scene is from the John Carpenter classic They Live. It's a highly underrated allegorical tale about an average guy who discovers that the ruling elite is actually aliens in disguise.

Originally posted to Posh (and not so Posh) Thoughts on Sun Jul 22, 2012 at 09:42 AM PDT.

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