Harrison Bergeron

I’ve been recommending to friends for a very long time that they see the movie Harrison Bergeron, but I’ve regularly heard from them that they couldn’t get hold of a copy.

That will no longer be an issue. As was recently pointed out at SF Signal, one can now watch the movie online.

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For those who’ve never heard about it, the movie is set after the second American revolution, when people have finally realized that people are not “all created equal”, and thus given the government the responsibility of making and keeping everyone equally mediocre. Watch it – I’m sure you’ll enjoy it!

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13565890121197051580 John W. Loftus

    I watched it. Interesting and thoughtful!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11266112716952709741 chris

    Wow, thanks for pointing this out! This is one of my favorite short stories and I always wondered if they had done a movie.