Tag Archives: The Lord of the Rings

Have you read Tolkien’s books? What can they teach?

Reading The Hobbit was a pivotal moment in my young life.
I saw at the blog The Art of Manliness a great post about this influential book.
Here is are the bullet points.  You can read the rest there.
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“In foramine terrae habitabat hobbitus.”

Reading The Hobbit was one of the most important things I did in my life.  In another book, Tolkien used the image of the pebble that starts the avalanche.  That is what The Hobbit was for me.  Among the rocks The … Continue reading

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