Hot Air: That Guardian Article on Terry Pratchett

7 thoughts on “Hot Air: That Guardian Article on Terry Pratchett”

  1. I haven’t read the original article, but I agree with you about accepting all works as literature. When I first started reading I used to be embarrassed by what I like, but I like what I like. You like what you like. In the end, all that really matters is that you’re reading, which is great! (Even if reading isn’t your thing, that’s cool. I may look at you like you’re crazy, but forcing someone else to read is not going to do anything for me.)

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  2. Totally agree. It would be fine if he had read Pratchett and didn’t like him. I would have strongly disagreed but would have respected his opinion. However criticizing and dismissing him without reading any of the books is pretty unacceptable and also really lazy journalism.

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      1. Freedom of the press/expression. Though I think he sounds like a moron, he has the freedom to sound like a moron. And his views aren’t necessarily that of the publication. But, to deny him the right to say it is an even worse offense.

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