Recently, a bit of news has been flying around with some of my friends on social media. It seems a fairly unknown science fiction and fantasy author is making the case that J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” and “Lord of the Rings” books are racist.
Now, not to get into science fiction and fantasy author politics, but this bothers me.
Why? Because it’s another example of our culture’s deep desire to find the fault in others.Continue reading “The Fault In Others”