Re: RARA-AVIS: The moral implication of killing

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 24 Oct 2007

Curt Purcell wrote:

So does brutal interrogation, but I hardly see the hot lights and rubber hoses of a Gold Medal classic as an appropriate jumping-off point for a debate about Abu-Ghraib or Gitmo. Why? Because fiction is fiction. It's make-believe, no matter how "realistic" it pretends to be. That's why I read it.

*************** Not much I can say to this. To me, the connection that fiction has to the real world is what makes it vital and relevant.


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