Like eminent domain, but with guns and spaceships



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5 Responses

  1. Avatar Jonathan says:

    Yeah, that’s great. Who knew the proper spelling should have been Ke’loReport

  2. Avatar Jaybird says:

    If the Na’vi cannot appreciate the concept of “public use” and hate the idea that we live in a democracy, maybe they can just move to Somalia.Report

  3. Avatar Bo says:

    I haven’t seen the movie, but wouldn’t it, insofar as it does this, be talking more about events like the Trail of Tears and various colonial annexations than individual property rights? The property rights upshot seems less like Kelo, and more like returning the deep south back to the Five Civilized Tribes. Which, by the way, I fully support.Report

  4. Avatar Will says:

    Ha! You both win this thread, Johnathan. “Ke’lo” and “public use,” indeed.Report