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sabbat hunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-19-03 11:42 PM
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15. tolkien
as a HUGE tolkien fan i can honestly say there is no racism in it.

in fact quite the opposite, all different races coming together to fight a common enemy. two different races (elves and man) coming toghther at the end and marrying.
white supremist i would think would be against this. (cant have any 'race mixing' according to them)

and yes there were orcs in LOTR, there was also a cave troll :)

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  -LOTR and White Supremacy? TheBigGuy  Jul-19-03 10:55 PM   #0 
  - Not odd at all, since the connection has been arround for a bit now  khephra   Jul-19-03 11:00 PM   #1 
  - Reallly? Wow...  TheBigGuy   Jul-19-03 11:05 PM   #4 
     - Oh, I don't think it's anything intentional on Tolkien's part  khephra   Jul-19-03 11:08 PM   #5 
  - It's supposed to be prehistoric England  jpgray   Jul-19-03 11:00 PM   #2 
  - ..the Kalevala?  TheBigGuy   Jul-19-03 11:03 PM   #3 
     - No, it isn't racist--that was the point  jpgray   Jul-19-03 11:08 PM   #6 
        - the orcs  TheBigGuy   Jul-19-03 11:28 PM   #11 
        - tolkien  hippiewannabe   Jul-19-03 11:42 PM   #15 
        - Machines  Crisco   Jul-20-03 07:17 AM   #24 
           - I can tell the book was a bit technophobic  TheBigGuy   Jul-20-03 07:20 AM   #26 
  - LotR is a real mixture of positive and negative elements  starroute   Jul-19-03 11:17 PM   #7 
  - Tolkien despised racism  JackSwift   Jul-19-03 11:17 PM   #8 
  - I agree, I'm not a LOTR fan, (despite the  liberalhistorian   Jul-19-03 11:50 PM   #16 
     - LOL..thats a funny story! ...& that CS Lewis connection  TheBigGuy   Jul-20-03 07:25 AM   #27 
  - Yes, there are fans among those groups...  w13rd0   Jul-19-03 11:17 PM   #9 
  - WHOA  LincolnMcGrath   Jul-19-03 11:27 PM   #10 
  - scary and pathetic, too.  TheBigGuy   Jul-19-03 11:29 PM   #12 
     - Ever meet anyone like them in person?  LincolnMcGrath   Jul-19-03 11:30 PM   #13 
        - unfortunately, yes  dobak   Jul-19-03 11:40 PM   #14 
        - fortunately for me, no!  TheBigGuy   Jul-20-03 07:18 AM   #25 
  - It's just the opposite.  JackDragna   Jul-20-03 12:19 AM   #17 
  - I always thought LOTR was anti-fascist  dwickham   Jul-20-03 03:05 AM   #18 
  - Anti-fascist, and anti- big industry  LeviathanCrumbling   Jul-20-03 03:10 AM   #19 
  - difficult  lazarus   Jul-20-03 03:54 AM   #21 
  - Those people want to make me throw up.  Ein   Jul-20-03 03:21 AM   #20 
  - Well LOTR embraced diffrent races comming together...  SideshowScott   Jul-20-03 04:24 AM   #22 
  - Supreme White Power = Stupid White People  Kamika   Jul-20-03 04:28 AM   #23 
  - omg, they're complaining that Liv Tyler is half jewish  DS1   Jul-20-03 10:59 AM   #28 
  - Stormfront? Those people are fucked in the head  Astarho   Jul-20-03 11:34 AM   #29 
  - Yea, weird folks  Ein   Jul-20-03 05:04 PM   #33 
  - LOTR ha ha  bytheriversofbabylon   Jul-20-03 12:49 PM   #30 
  - Couldn't tell the difference.  philosophie_en_rose   Jul-20-03 03:43 PM   #31 
  - That is strange!!!  slutticus   Jul-20-03 04:52 PM   #32 
     - there would be no people of color in this setting.  roguevalley   Jul-20-03 06:29 PM   #34 

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