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The Lorax

October 17th, 2005 (08:07 pm)

I just read The Lorax to the kids, and realized something: The Lorax speaks for the trees, but he doesn't do anything for them.


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Posted by: C. Virtue (cvirtue)
Posted at: October 18th, 2005 12:43 am (UTC)

I hope he's not a herald; he gets very, very hoarse!

... more to the point, though, the Lorax shouldn't have to pick up after the Once-ler's mistakes. It's up to the Once-ler to do it, but he never does. He barely even understands there's a problem. Eventually, the Once-ler ropes the next generation into doing it for him.

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