A few years ago, I saw in a newsletter that there was going to be a talk on why Harry Potter is considered Satanic, while Tolkien's works are not. I didn't go to the talk, but I wish I had.
Yesterday, this happened to me:
I read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. It was way easier to convince my mom to let me than I had thought it would, considering she had never let me before. I simply said that I was old enough to know that magic isn't real. Ta-da!
Isn't that all that needs to be said? (Clearly not, considering I'm writing a blog post about it.) Why does Harry Potter get such a bad rap? There are tons of books that deal with magic. What is it about Harry Potter that upsets people?
I don't know, that's why I'm asking you. xD
But seriously. If you know why, please inform me in the comments. I'm so confused.
I'm sure some people shouldn't read Harry Potter for various reasons. I know the next books get really dark and nearly everyone dies. But there's always going to be people who shouldn't read something. Why is it that Harry Potter gets slammed for it? Yes, it deals with magic, but so does nearly every book in my library's children section.