Kazahk Ironist Protester Arrested For Blank Sign Protest

This ironic young man was arrested in Kazahkstan for protesting - with a blank sign.


Predicted by far-seeing science fiction writers? Of course.

This from Cloak of Anarchy by sf writer Larry Niven:

No hand to be raised against another - and no other laws whatever. Life was often entertaining in a Free Park.

North toward Sunset, a man carried a white rectangular sign, blank on both sides. He was parading back and forth in front of a square-jawed youth on a plastic box, who was trying to lecture him on the subject of fusion power and the heat pollution problem. Even this far away I could hear the conviction and the dedication in his voice.

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