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Conveniently Available

An Inconvenient Truth is available for rent starting tomorrow.  It's buried under some more popular titles, but I think we should rent it, watch it, and discuss.

I haven't seen it yet, but I've got a feeling it's going to touch on a pet peeve of mine.  (The media's penchant to present two sides to every issue.)  I get it.  I understand it.  I just want everyone (translate: my kids) to get it, too.

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tpederson
Aug. 28th, 2006 11:00 pm (UTC)
Wow that was fast. The movie hasn't been out that long has it?

I too hate how the media will present both sides of an argument, no matter how baseless one side's case might be. But I expect this movie to fall heavily on the "global warming is real" side, no? Or are you talking about the reaction to the movie?
dblume
Aug. 28th, 2006 11:05 pm (UTC)
Yep, the subject would be "global warming is real" but a premise of his argument is that we've been presented with baseless viewpoints for the sake of interesting controversy (from the perspective of the media) from parties with a vested interest in the baseless viewpoint.

I'd like to see how he presents that.
tpederson
Aug. 28th, 2006 11:10 pm (UTC)
Ahhh, yes, I understand. Just added it to my Netflix queue.
halophoenix
Aug. 29th, 2006 12:18 am (UTC)
I too share this pet peeve. Oh boy, do I.
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