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IZON
Gallente
Posted - 2004.07.16 23:42:00 - [1]
 

Sobering. The Matrix is real, Michael Moore is 'the one'.

Leonstein
Posted - 2004.07.16 23:52:00 - [2]
 

Hmmm it's not a film i'd watch due to its obvious bias, just like i don't believe George W Bush. Each is directed at reality from a squewed perspective...Exclamation

IZON
Gallente
Posted - 2004.07.17 00:11:00 - [3]
 

Bias is just one of the many points Moore makes in his film. But it's extremely difficult to argue against bias when it comes streaming into your home via cable and satellite news.

We can choose to see or not see a film in the cinema; it's not that easy to make the same choice when faced with radio, newspapers and TV. People buy into those forms of media more easily because we are constantly told these are factual and truthful situations, rarely do we get the opportunity to understand, see or examine the forces that control the media.

Even is there is Bias in Moore's film(S), there's no overiding agenda to conceal, decieve or to make a quick buck at the cost of someones life, he genuinely wants to inform.

Kalki Nibiru
Gallente
Corporation 35
Posted - 2004.07.17 04:41:00 - [4]
 

IBTL!

Joshua Calvert
Caldari
Rule One
Posted - 2004.07.17 08:25:00 - [5]
 

Nobody likes a try-hard and Michael Moore is the biggest try-hard around.

He brings up some interesting points but you can't help but feel that he is straining at the leash like a mad political rottweiler and this film only just barely puts a reasonable veneer on his one-man war against the Bush family.

Furtea Smilate
Posted - 2004.07.17 08:31:00 - [6]
 

The replies to this post all hold inherent truths; to my opinion it is all a matter of perspective.
Getting another perspective is always biased by the person or people that are transferring that perspective.

I would like to see Fahrenheit 9/11 and willing to pay for it to see it just because from there I can make up my own mind and therefore it becomes more a freedom of choice than one of perspective.

-- I choose to see what I want Wink

Francisco D'Anconia
Gallente
Aliastra
Posted - 2004.07.17 09:25:00 - [7]
 

Edited by: Francisco D'Anconia on 17/07/2004 09:39:10
"Even is there is Bias in Moore's film(S), there's no overiding agenda to conceal, decieve or to make a quick buck at the cost of someones life, he genuinely wants to inform."

I agree with a lot of Moore's political opinions, but to say that there is no agenda to conceal in his work is... well. Most of his work has little intellectual rigor, he totally ignores facts that disagree with his position and "wants to inform" only of his political agenda.

I will repeat that I say that as someone who agrees with a fair amount of his politics... I disagree entirely with his way of trying to get that message across. In my view, he is a polemicist, rather than a "political commentator". Which is fine... except when he is trying to portray himself as a political commentator.

Jade Alexander
Deep Core Mining Inc.
Posted - 2004.07.17 09:26:00 - [8]
 

Originally by: IZON
Bias is just one of the many points Moore makes in his film. But it's extremely difficult to argue against bias when it comes streaming into your home via cable and satellite news.

We can choose to see or not see a film in the cinema; it's not that easy to make the same choice when faced with radio, newspapers and TV. People buy into those forms of media more easily because we are constantly told these are factual and truthful situations, rarely do we get the opportunity to understand, see or examine the forces that control the media.

Even is there is Bias in Moore's film(S), there's no overiding agenda to conceal, decieve or to make a quick buck at the cost of someones life, he genuinely wants to inform.


I agree 100%!

Even though it is nice to see a political discussion that doesn't involve flaming, unfortunately, I don't think this thread will last long...Sad

CCP Eris Discordia

Posted - 2004.07.17 10:17:00 - [9]
 

The movie in question is about politics and thus this thread will be locked.


 

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