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a non e-moose's Avatar Jump to comment 21 by a non e-moose

I'm not sure I understand what He's saying... is he saying fantasy literature is anti-scientific? In my exerience, fantasy geeks (I've known quite a few of them) are typically more rational and intellifgent than the average joe.

I understand you don't give a bugger about this anecdotal evidence, but I wonder what raised your suspicion of a pernicious effect of fantasy in the first place?

The majority of the people in the fantasy society at my uni are studying science, and quite a few are also in the atheist society.




...then again, I do know a fantasy geek that is into alchemy and 'witchcraft' as well.

Mon, 27 Oct 2008 13:33:00 UTC | #258833