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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 7/27/2001 11:38:55 AM EST
What do you think of this? [url]www.wired.com/news/digiwood/0,1412,45604,00.html[/url] "But her bleeding-heart act doesn't go over well with Thade, the land's head chimp in charge. Thade's dad -- played, in a cameo, by Heston himself -- has told him the true dangers humans pose to apes. What's so bad about them? Guns, Heston's character says. Humans can make guns, and that can hurt apes real bad. (Heston heads the National Rifle Association; the cameo is apparently supposed to make him look like a good sport.)" Semper Fi
Link Posted: 7/27/2001 11:51:43 AM EST
Link Posted: 7/27/2001 1:39:19 PM EST
Originally Posted By Garand Shooter: Actually, it sounds like a good shot. Think about it, the Apes are trying to exercise control over the humans and enslave them. What makes it difficult? That the humans can arm themselves.... and therefore resist being enslaved.
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Link Posted: 7/27/2001 1:45:30 PM EST
From my cold dead opposable thumbs!
Link Posted: 7/27/2001 2:45:00 PM EST
Originally Posted By M15A2: From my cold dead opposable thumbs!
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M15A2....LOL!! [b]"You damn, dirty, LIBERAL ape!!"[/b] [img]http://spitfire.cwv.net/~cdbailey/images/gifssucl/humor3/mrmonkeyslapper.gif [/img]
Link Posted: 7/27/2001 10:27:48 PM EST
Heston should have bitch slapped marky mark for the comments he made at that stupid awards show.
Link Posted: 7/27/2001 11:33:51 PM EST
Link Posted: 7/28/2001 5:36:53 AM EST
I guess I'll have to watch the movie so I can take the statement in it's full context. I can only imagine the doctored up vid clips of the President of the NRA saying, "Humans can make guns, and that can hurt apes real bad." that will be turned out by the forces of evil. Semper Fi
Link Posted: 7/28/2001 11:42:40 AM EST
It isn't at all what is implied by the article. What Heston is saying is that humans have ingenuity and inventiveness that allows them to use technology to overcome the superior strength of the apes. There was no anti-gun statement in that scene IMHO. Now, there DID seem to be a strong PETA-style animal rights theme through the whole movie...
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