Re: Dawkins also said to dislike Tolkien
- Diamond cited:
> As for Richard Dawkins, I was thinking of an interview aboutClearly this property of Elven-swords was caused by the high
> a year ago in one of the British broadsheet papers (either
> 'Guardian' or 'Independent') in which he dismissed 'Lord of
> the Rings' because of Tolkien's failure to supply a scientific
> explanation for the property, common to Elven-swords,
> of glowing blue when Orcs were nearby. Facts! Facts! Facts!
> Cornelia Blimber and Mr. Gradgrind would have been proud
> of him.
alkaline content of Orcs. *DUH* -- hasn't this guy heard of
litmus paper? ;-)