Protected: 300 – Good Action, Bad Ideas

March 12, 2007 at 5:33 pm | Posted in Fun Indoors, Politics | Leave a comment

I saw 300 over the weekend and it was an amazing movie in terms of the fight scenes, visual style, and simply raising testosterone levels. However, its portrayal of Spartan society is less than accurate; the ancient Greeks eventually decided that Athens ideals were better than Spartas.

Does our current President see himself in King Leonidas?

Unlike previous onscreen warriors, [Leonidas] suffers from no moral conflicts or character flaws. He has a problem – a million Persians encroaching on his country’s freedom – and he has a solution: kill every single one of them. Paul Tassi

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