[LMB] OT Rawling was Heinlein

Peter Hews Peterhews at protonmail.com
Sun Oct 10 13:18:27 BST 2021

On Saturday, October 9th, 2021 at 12:50, tidsel via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

> > > > On Oct 3, 2021, at 7:28 PM, Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com wrote:
> > > True. And it’s a much, much darker world than I want kids to read about.
> > >
> Some kids live in a dark world, and I think lots of orphans felt something open up for them in their loneliness.

"Fairy tales are not meant to tell children there are monsters: they already know what.  Fairy tales are to tell them the monsters can be defeated." - Tolkien

Peter Hews

Oh better far to live and die under the brave black flag I fly,
Than play a sanctimonious part with a pirate head and a pirate heart.

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