I'm blogging lately about the social realism of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings and how it might apply to working for social justice.
As I've mentioned before, I reread the trilogy recently and made some notes. Here's a line that showed up about 259 pages into it, referring to the Dark Lord:
"...we see that Sauron can torture and destroy the very hills."
Good thing stuff like that doesn't happen in real life, huh?
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