Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Joad’s Corollary

A corollary of Friedrich Nietzsche’s principle of eternal return:

Time is infinite. Imagination is not. Thus there are remakes.
See also Stubbs’s Corollary.

[Inspired by the news that Steven Spielberg is planning to remake The Grapes of Wrath. Yes, there are good reasons to retell stories. But here I say hands off.]

comments: 1

Elaine said...

I hated the Henry Fonda movie--bowdlerized and sappy. I think we can trust Spielberg at least that far....