The Consulting Writer

aka The Frazzled Mom

Were you there? The Great Martian War

Where were you during the great martian war?

Today’s writing prompt is “original”, which led my mind to this thought: With all of the capabilities to tweak, edit and change photos and videos, it will become more and more difficult to distinguish fact from fiction. Original from altered.

Sometimes changes are obviously, like Crystal Pepsi (gross). Others are seamless, like CGI in a movie. I recall watching a computer animated film and though the characters were obvious, one particular scene was startling to me. It was raining, and the drops were hitting and running from the leaves to the ground. That one scene was so close to looking real.

This is the struggle the following generations will have to deal with. Imagine how willing people are to accept “truth” from the Internet without fact checking. To blindly accept the existence of a tree octopus that lives in North American pine trees. Or sharks swimming through the flooded streets of (insert city) following a hurricane or major storm. Sadly, I think it’s easier for some to just jump into the mob mentality and spread the panic, because it takes too much time, effort and thought to determine if it is original or fake.

That said, I found this video that I thought was cleverly done.

Great martian war from PLAZMA on Vimeo.

You can find more information on the video at The Great Martian War page of The History channel site.

DP

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on October 11, 2016 by in Daily Prompt, Daily Ramblings, Movies and tagged , , , .
Follow The Consulting Writer on WordPress.com

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,363 other followers

Blog Stats

  • 10,247 hits
I review for BookLook Bloggers

Do It Yourself

Reading/Writing

Reviews Published Professional Reader
%d bloggers like this: