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January 15, 2019

Lord of the Rings condemned as racist by progressives for portrayal of orcs

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Progressives voice are claiming that renowned author of the Hobbit and Lord of The Rings trilogy, JRR Tolkien was a racist and his portrayal of orcs in his book is proof of his bigotry.

The been reported that Andy Duncan, a science fiction writer, has claimed that the portrayal of the fictional race of orcs in Tolkien’s works proves that he viewed some races as inferior or less civilised than others.

In recent years practically, anything written or spoken about by white man in the past has been revised by so-called progressives to examine it for possible racism.

Meanwhile, in recent years, feminist authors have also criticised Tolkien for his lack of major female characters in his books.

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