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+ - Card Pleads 'Tolerance' for Film Adaptation-> 2

Submitted by interval1066
interval1066 writes: A story in Wired describes Orson Scott Card's quest for tolerance in response to a boycot for Gavin Hood's film adaption of "Ender's Game", saying that "The gay marriage issue is moot" in a statement to Entertainment Weekly. Card is a long time anti-gay and defense of marriage activist. I guess he didn't see this film and the box-office importance of wide appeal coming, did he?
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Card Pleads 'Tolerance' for Film Adaptation

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  • Now it will be interesting to see whether the victorious proponents of gay marriage will show tolerance toward those who disagreed with them when the issue was still in dispute.

    He just tried to pull the, "You aren't really tolerant unless you tolerate my hate" bit.

    If he would own his hate and apologize for it, say he's realized that gays are people too and most importantly that he was wrong then he would deserve forgiveness. But he's just trying to have his cake and eat it too.

    Freedom of speech does not mean freedom from being judged for your speech.

  • He's so wrong on so many levels: see PopeHat [popehat.com].

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