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  1. Thanks for that link, Susie. Great article.
    I would say that devices like the kindle enable fascism as they set the conditions for it to unfold. Like giving a cop a new gadget or weapon, if they have it, eventually they will use it. The ability to switch off someone’s book collection is desperately dangerous to the free flow of ideas. Plus, any device that ceases to be functional when the electricity is off and the battery goes dead isn’t really a good bet. There is no insipid user agreement on physical books. Perhaps when the fascists shut off the electricity and the internets go dark, kindles can be sharpened and used as guillotine blades? I can dream …

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