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  1. Ideological Destruction and Its Remedy

    August 18, 2017 4:00 pm Leave a Comment

    Over the last several months as political passions have ramped ever higher, despite seeming to peak last year during the election, I’ve ended up thinking again and again about a book I worked on, General Escobar’s War. It’s not about politics. Or ideology. It’s a book about how one man… Read more »

    Tags: book reviews General Escobar's War politics Spanish Civil War

  2. The Flying Inn

    June 28, 2017 5:52 am 2 Comments

    The beloved G.K. Chesterton presents a well-crafted and joyous work of political fantasy about a small group of rebels who rail against the government’s attempt to impose prohibition in England. Humphrey Pump, a pub owner, accompanied by Captain Patrick Dalroy, a flamboyant giant with a tendency to burst into song,… Read more »

    Tags: adventure England Europe G.K. Chesterton humor politics

  3. T. M. Doran

    Every writer brings a perspective to his or her creative work, but there’s a difference between bringing a perspective to storytelling and using storytelling as a means to impose the author’s views on the reader. With thousands of radio and television shows and an unfettered Internet, the commercial and cultural… Read more »

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  4. John Herreid

    Science Fiction and Political Polarization

    May 8, 2014 7:13 pm 2 Comments

    I hear about a science fiction novel from a friend. He says he thinks I’d like it; it’s along the same lines as another author I like, and involves a lot of very imaginative world building. So I go to the local sci-fi bookstore and pop in. They have a… Read more »

    Tags: ideology politics science fiction