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Ender's Game

“To save mankind they need a hero, but are they creating a monster?”

Ender Wiggin is a child prodigy. Born into a futuristic Earth at a time when humanity live in fear of a second Bugger invasion from outer space. 42 more words

The Hive Mind

I visited the bees the other day. Sitting quietly, watching all their activity, I became aware of a steady increase in their buzzing. Several bees then flew in my direction and stung me on the forearm and right between the eyes. 325 more words

Social Commentary

Why We Should Still Read Ender’s Game in Spite of Orson Scott Card -- Part II

Special Appearance by Zach Powers



This is the second post the Literary Table presents by Zach Powers from SeerSucker Live discussing Orson Scott Card and his work Ender’s Game as a reflection of and distinctive from his identity. 820 more words

Orson Scott Card

Chick-fil-A, Ender's Game & Mel Gibson

A couple of days ago, my 15-year-old son Elliott said, something to the effect of, “If you’re in the public eye, like a writer or a film-maker or business owner, you really can’t let your beliefs be known too much, because people will boycott your book or movie or business.” I may be embellishing a little, but to some extent, he’s right. 1,158 more words

Musings

How do people shop for books?

Okay, in perfect honestly I almost never read the comments of blogs (other than my own), YouTube videos … I’m not even wont to read internet forums much.   807 more words

Now & Forever

H2O: In Which We Discuss Sex, Drugs, and Internet Trolls

In the wake of the lawsuit just brought against X-Men: Days of Future Past director Bryan Singer, we take a look at the question as to whether or not you can separate creator from the creation. 102 more words

Opinion

Reading: Genetic Engineering

The two fiction books I read for genetic engineering were Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game as well as Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park. In Ender’s Game,  500 more words