[DWJ] Attitude

minnow at belfry.org.uk minnow at belfry.org.uk
Sat Dec 30 14:23:56 EST 2006


In <4596B7B5.2000008 at shaw.ca>, Robyn Starkey wrote:
>Melissa tried to break my brain with this question:
>
>>So which is worse:  a preachy book with no other redeeming qualities, or a
>>well-written book that's preaching something awful?
>
>Oooooh.  I want to say the first one, but I think I need examples to 
>make a ruling. Tough question.

Been pondering it on and off all day, me.

The first is loathesome but can be forgotten easily enough; the second 
is more dangerous, because it will stay in the mind and the preaching 
may slide in without being noticed.

I *think*.

On the whole I'd rather avoid both, though.

Minnow



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