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Wilkinson4
02-04-2013, 11:42 PM
Just watched this and was wondering if anybody else has seen it. I'm still trying to wrap my head around it. Fascinating.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67cMet52mL4

Bike content. Anybody remember the story of James Hogue and Dave Tesch???

mIKE

slidey
02-05-2013, 12:22 PM
I wanted to see this movie, but missed it on the big screen. Where did you watch it (Netflix/amazon)?

pinkshogun
02-05-2013, 12:58 PM
true story?

goonster
02-05-2013, 01:07 PM
true story?
Oh, yes.

David Grann tells the story here (http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2008/08/11/080811fa_fact_grann?printable=true).

Wilkinson4
02-05-2013, 02:23 PM
On Demand Comcast... Watching this guy, tell his story of deception, etc... It made me wonder what if Lance told his whole story... Would he be as matter as fact as this? Would he be as calculating as this? As cold?

Hate to make the Lance comparison here, but the whole thing go me thinking about how some people want to believe so much that facts don't matter.

See the movie. It will definately leave you bewildered!

mIKE

sc53
02-05-2013, 04:03 PM
But WHY? What's he get out of these impersonations? He wasn't trying to ingratiate himself with rich people like that Six Degrees of Separation guy. I mean, 4 months in a backwoods Texas trailer kneeling in front of a TV?

Louis
02-05-2013, 04:21 PM
But WHY?

People's brains can be weird in a most mind-bending variety of ways. About all you can do is pass laws and catch the really bad ones after the fact, and hope the rest don't harm the world too much.

William
02-05-2013, 08:54 PM
But WHY? What's he get out of these impersonations? He wasn't trying to ingratiate himself with rich people like that Six Degrees of Separation guy. I mean, 4 months in a backwoods Texas trailer kneeling in front of a TV?


Why?



"... Well, because he thought it was good sport. Because some men aren't looking for anything logical, like money. They can't be bought, bullied, reasoned, or negotiated with. Some men just want to watch the world burn."







William





William