A Different Take on Tolkien
Why I’ve never seen the movies, & never will
Coming into my teens in the ’60s, I heard the whistling of Vietnamese War bullets whizzing past my ears & the grenades & bombs exploding within reach even though I never went to Nam. It was constantly in the news, the daily talk, & the consciousness of everyone at all concerned.
I was still quite conservative & oblivious to why the war got handed over to the U$$$ by France, so I was not out demonstrating. No course in college touched on it & no prof dared mention it in class, so I…