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Postby Lando » 11/6/2007, 5:54 pm

They're not all snobs! just the ones who think they're right about their formed opinions of literature while thinking others with a lesser education's opinion is less important or valid.
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Postby laurel » 11/6/2007, 11:25 pm

which are exactly the same ones i was talking about in all my posts.
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Postby Dr. Hobo » 11/7/2007, 5:13 am

wait... so all i had to do to bring life back to the CM wasnt spam various threads and tell the awesome story about how i created the internet but talk about books?! :O
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Postby myownsatellite » 11/7/2007, 9:27 pm

Well, if you wanted to make the CM alive with arguments, it looks like it!
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Postby saman » 11/7/2007, 10:06 pm

hey, i take full credit for this aliveness of this thread, since i was the one who revived it.

also, megan, it's very possible that orson scott card is a bigot, but i don't care, because he's a genius and his writing style is brilliant.

most of the time
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Postby myownsatellite » 11/7/2007, 10:35 pm

He's like Goethe!
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Postby saman » 11/7/2007, 11:41 pm

you're like goethe!

...what's wrong with goethe?
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Postby myownsatellite » 11/8/2007, 9:29 am

He was a Nazi sympathizer.

But he wrote beautiful music, so people excused him for it.

"You want to kill all the Jews? Oh, that's okay, your symphonies are beautiful, I think we can overlook your racism."
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Postby saman » 11/8/2007, 11:35 am

what? orson scott card doesn't want to kill jews! and i certainly wouldn't excuse him if he did. i just don't judge his writing by his personality, that's all
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Postby myownsatellite » 11/8/2007, 12:13 pm

*shrug* I don't care what you read, you're free to read him all you want, he's one of the top bestselling science fiction writers ever. I was just making commentary on his political and social views that I find to be quite offensive.
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Postby Random Name » 11/8/2007, 6:35 pm

Lando wrote:They're not all snobs! just the ones who think they're right about their formed opinions of literature while thinking others with a lesser education's opinion is less important or valid.


Yes. Thats exactly what it is.
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Well you sipped from the cup but you don't own up to anything
Then you think you will inspire
Take apart your head
(and I wish I could inspire)
Take apart your demons, then you add it to the list.

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Postby Lando » 11/8/2007, 7:10 pm

Random Name wrote:
Lando wrote:They're not all snobs! just the ones who think they're right about their formed opinions of literature while thinking others with a lesser education's opinion is less important or valid.


Yes. Thats exactly what it is.


damn straight.
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Postby Johnny » 11/8/2007, 11:41 pm

So, is this a bad time for a Holocaust joke?
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Postby Johnny » 11/10/2007, 12:03 am

I'll take the lack of respones as a yes!
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Postby Lando » 11/10/2007, 3:38 am

I was going to say: Ralph Macchio.
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Postby afealicious » 11/10/2007, 7:44 pm

Everything is Illuminated - Jonathan Safran Foer

Stop spleening me!
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Postby myownsatellite » 11/10/2007, 8:10 pm

How is that? I wanted to read it but never got around to it.
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Postby beautiful liar » 11/10/2007, 8:59 pm

oh my god that book was so good, but so sad. i bawled at several points. the narrative was really well constructed though.

the movie wasn't bad either.
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Postby myownsatellite » 11/11/2007, 1:32 am

I didn't realize they made a movie out of it. Did they title it the same, or is it titled something else?
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