I love that argument: "because you don't agree with me, I MUST be
right!" Nuthin' like an agenda to improve scholarship, eh?!
-- Lynn --
--- In email@example.com, David Bratman <dbratman@...> wrote:
> Now, there are about five obvious problems with this supposition, and
> several people including myself wrote in, pointing these out. The
> response was that if he got so many Tolkien fans mad, he must have
> nerve - i.e. his argument must be true.
> I figured that - like the famous Peake fans who are angry at Tolkien for
> the crime of being more popular than Peake - he's just an Eddison
> angry at Tolkien for the crime of being more popular than Eddison,
> this point wrote the guy off as terminally ignorant and addled.