RARA-AVIS: Good book, bad book...

From: Kevin Burton Smith ( kvnsmith@thrillingdetective.com)
Date: 22 Jun 2003

Mario Taboada wrote:

>Of course a book can be harmful. Particularly when a person
>gets inspired for it *and* knows nothing about taking
>responsibility for his own actions. Propaganda works on
>this principle.

And books can even being unintentionally harmful. Think of all the harm done by readers of the Bible and other religious texts, most of which preach peace, tolerance and love. Obviously, some folks don't read too well.

So, can you judge a book by the actions committed by its readers?


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