[LMB] OT Rawling was Heinlein
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Sat Oct 9 16:14:38 BST 2021
> On Oct 9, 2021, at 6:50 AM, tidsel via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
> As for Quidditch, it is not meant to be 'rational', for god's sake, you might as well complain that a fairy tale is not realistic.
> Her world has many inconsistencies in it, true, but that is unimportant for the stories.
> You must criticize a book on its own terms, on what it is trying to do.
Two criteria, “Did the author achieve his goals?” and “Was what the author set out to do worthwhile?”.
In retrospect Sandy Hook marked the end of the US gun control debate.
Once America decided killing children was bearable, it was over."
--tweet by British columnist, Dan Hodges, June 15, 2015”
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