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Offline Druid_Wiking

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Orson Scott Card is a genius
« on: February 01, 2006, 03:39:55 PM »
I cast him aside as mediocre scifi the first time I read Enders game. But then,
a few months ago, I re-read it, and the three sequels.
  His take on diplomacy is unique.
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offended were pagans. As for me, I wish we druids could turn wood to gold. ;)

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Re: Orson Scott Card is a genius
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2006, 08:31:57 PM »
I like Ender's conflict resolution methods.
One can cure oneself of the not un- formation by memorizing this sentence: A not unblack dog was chasing a not unsmall rabbit across a not ungreen field.  Orwell

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Re: Orson Scott Card is a genius
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2006, 10:01:07 AM »
Could someone explain who he is please, the name sounds vaugley familier.
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