Monday, April 16, 2007

My son on the problem of Harry Potter

My son sent me this (thoroughly tongue-in-cheek) notice:

NOTRE DAME--New research shows that excessive reading of the popular Harry Potter series may lead to violence of an unexpected kind. A study conducted by a high-level psychologist at Notre Dame showed that people tended to use the books as weapons in disputes about their contents. Here is a transcript of one such dispute: A: A certain character is evil. B: No; he's good. A: Actually, he's evil. B: Good. A: Evil. B: [hits A. with Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince]

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