posted on Apr, 16 2004 @ 03:53 PM
And yes, it belongs in the mud pit.
I think Chriton was trying to make a political point here in this movie. The French archiologist was scared completely going back in time. Obviously.
He was panicy, they were consoleing him, etc.
The French in the 1300s were heroic and brave. They were willing to risk life and limb for their comrades, and were able to win battles. The current
guy was gutted, while the previous French were totally victorious over the English.
Someone was once argueing with me, and I came to agree, that after the French revolution, the entire culture changed. Look at history and the present
I, personally, do not like the French culture, where they're better then anyone else, and they have the laws to prove it. I have no problem with
french people however. I have many French friends. It's the culture I don't like.
And I know I'm going to get flamed that America's culture is extreamly pervasive and spreading like a cancer throughout the world. I'm going to
address that point now with: We don't have to make laws to spread our culture, it does so naturally. France makes laws saying you must abide by the
In my opinion, Chriton was trying to make the same point, and may have done so more or less in the book, I haven't read it. And remember, the book
was written a while ago, before the whole Iraq debacle.