Saturday, September 17, 2011

Saturday Morning Cartoons Get Philosophical About Blowing Stuff Up

As I was channel surfing for background noise this morning, I heard the name von Clausewitz delivered in a bad Russian accent.  Carl von Clausewitz was a famous Prussian philosopher of war, especially the morality of war.  The bad Russian accent came from an actor voicing a minor character on G.I. Joe Renegades, a Saturday morning take on the A-Team.

I'm sure dozens of reasons exist to dislike G.I. Joe Renegades, but I certainly appreciate name-dropping a philosopher and an allusion to a principle that if one hates too much, one becomes what one hates.  I hope some of the young'uns will check out the Wikipedia entry.  For this morning anyway, Go Joe!

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