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Old December 20 2012, 01:43 AM   #1057
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Re: "The Dark Knight Rises" Review and Discussion Thread (spoilers)

Magus on a Star Trek wrote: View Post
One possible reason for attacking now instead of several decades ago is that they believed the demonstration would be more effective in the internet age of 2005/2012 than in the less connected world of the 80’s.
No offense, but sense none this makes. Are you saying the League predicted the rise of the Internet, and decided to hold off on their attack for that reason? If you are, then let me point out that absolutely nothing in the movies suggest anything of the sort. Such apologist explanations for why the League is anything more than a source of Eeeeeeee-vil are heavily steeped in pure speculation and extra-textual invention.

Magus on a Star Trek wrote: View Post
In 2012, they took advantage of Wayne Enterprise’s nuclear reactor. Neither of these plans would have been available several decades ago.
Thousands of residents of 1945 Hiroshima and Nagasaki probably wouldn't agree with you there.
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