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November 7, 2006

Filed under: fiction»litcrit

Sympathy for the Superman

Although I couldn't say why, this weekend I started thinking about Orson Scott Card--maybe because I saw shades of him in a barely coherent stem-cell debate, maybe because I was reminded of Mormon theology by Daniel Dennett's Breaking the Spell. Either way, while I try to catch up on the Bank's Human Development Week videos, you may be amused by this article on how "Orson Scott Card Has Always Been An Asshat." I've personally never been able to read him the same way, especially after reading the first linked essay there. And one day I am going to make it to a library and dig up Radford's review, "Ender and Hitler: Sympathy for the Superman."

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