Ray Bradbury, 1920-2012

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    My guess is Mr Bradbury saw the Citizens United win in WI and called it quits.



    Ray Bradbury, 1920 — 2012
    Ray Bradbury was a master of science fiction whose lyrical evocations of the future reflected both the optimism and the anxieties of his own postwar America.
    Mr. Bradbury died on June 5, 2012 at the age of 91.

    His most famous novel is “Fahrenheit 451,” published in 1953. Named for the temperature at which paper ignites, the novel depicts a near-future society in which firemen don’t extinguish fires but instead burn books, and where the complacent populace, numbed by nonstop television and advertising, seems all too eager to embrace enforced ignorance.
     
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    This belongs in Politics? Really?
     
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    Fucking hack.
     
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    This belongs in Politics? Really? Give me a friggen' break, Star
     
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    Ray Bradbury and Isaac Asimov were the first science fiction writers I read as a young lad.

    So long, Mr. Bradbury. You will be missed.
     
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    Rip.
     
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    Loved his stories when I was in Jr High and High School....but he overdid it on the adjectives, IMO.

    Little known fact....Bradbury was afraid of flying.

    RIP, Ray.
     
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    A real giant in the world of Sci Fi.

    He will be greatly missed.
     

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