- Now, while Chicken Little had a small brain in the physical sense, she did use it to the best of her abilities. So when she screamed, “The sky is falling, the sky is falling!” her conclusion was not wrong or stupid or silly, only logically underenhanced.
- “FEE, FIE, FOE, FUM,
“I smell the blood of an English person!
“I’d like to learn about his culture and views on life!
“And share my own perspectives in an open and generous way!”
Alas, Politically Correct Bedtime Stories are far from correct and their addictive nature doesn’t lend the series well to the bedtime genre (for that, one should examine The Custom-House by Nathaniel Hawthorne or Herodotus’ Histories), but those of a certain age and sense of humor will delight in “some world other than (but certainly not unequal to) our own” that’s uproariously wry and unabashedly crude, and whose sociopolitical battles oddly parallel those of America in the present day. None of these tales are bound to stand the test of historical endurance, but that’s kind of the point, isn’t it?
* I'm trying to put a dystopian illusion in every post I write now.
** That's another allusion to some dystopian movie not enough people have seen.