“I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time like tears in rain. [Pause] Time to die.” Roy Batty, Blade Runner

194 Jahre Peterloo Massaker: Percy Bysshe Shelley - The Mask Of Anarchy

Am 16. August 1819 kam es bei einem Aufstand von Arbeitern der baumwollverarbeitenden Industrie in Manchester zu einer blutigen Niederwerfung der Protestbewegung, die als Peterloo-Massaker für Aufsehen sorgte. Percy Bysshe Shelley verfasste daraufhin in direkter Bezugnahme auf den Vorfall das politisch radikale Gedicht The Mask of Anarchy. A Poem.


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