Merry telling Treebeard with all his passion that the ents are part of the world and they can’t just ignore the war and live their sheltered life is antifascists telling libs about the current situation, same energy

“That doesn’t make sense to me... but then, you are very small. Perhaps you’re right!”
– Treebeard, in The Lord of the Rings

“Read another book”, they said. Well,

(No I’m kidding I’m reading the manifesto these days, I just so happen to be watching LotR)

@wxcafe This is tangential, but reading that I just got a very vivid memory of Bush supporters using that scene to justify invading Iraq (the movie came out in 2002). If I recall Viggo Mortensen went on a personal crusade to shut that idea down.

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