Re: [mythsoc] NPR top 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy titles poll
- I see no reason to think that the books I listed were particularly liberal or particularly conservative or particularly anything else. Have you read them and know them to be particularly biased to any single political viewpoint? If not, I don't think you have any basis for saying this.Wendell WagnerIn a message dated 8/4/2011 8:04:23 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, darrellm@... writes:
The suspicious part of me wonders about the world views of these titles
in terms of the admittedly simplistic "liberal-conservative" spectrum. I
love a lot of what NPR does and I hope they keep getting the funding
they need. Still, I wouldn't trust their objectivity on sociopolitical
issues if they told me a representative form of government has worked
well for the USA so far.
This suggests a skewed participant demographic, rather than some
underhanded plot, to me.
- On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 7:31 PM, Lisa Harrigan <auntie_m_groups@...> wrote:
Most of these should not be on a Best of All Time list, because they are
Brand New, some trilogies have not even had book 3 printed yet, Series.
How do they get on a Best of All Times List?This is a fair point. I do think it's valid to want to include things that are new, so you get the full range of classic to contemporary. But series that aren't completed yet really shouldn't qualify.-Alana
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