On inherent bias and only telling one side
Fri Nov 23, 2018 22:37

"It... It has a lot of the facts right. It's just... how it presents them. Goblin terrorists attacking the seat of government. Justifiable crackdown. The Wizengamot was legislating things that directly affected the entire magical world, and setting down many laws that affected goblins directly, but without anyone except humans on it. Probably a bunch of old straight white guys, getting to decide for everyone. And that rarely goes well."

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