Larry Correia is the author of science fiction fantasy Monster Hunter series and the Grimnoir Chronicles, among other titles. He is also an unapologetically right-leaning supporter of the second amendment and firearms instructor. This sets him apart from a lot of folks in his industry leading to the occasional dust up.

After the freakout sparked by Miss Nevada promoting women’s self defense, Correia wrote a blog post with the headline The Naive Idiocy of Teaching Rapists Not To Rape. Here’s a taste:

The idea that there is a “rape culture” in the USA is a myth. There are individual imbeciles, individual evil scumbags, and there are some criminal gang subcultures where rape is business as usual, but for most regular people it is an evil anomaly, and our children are taught accordingly. To all of these TEACH BOYS NOT TO RAPE morons, my question is who the hell is teaching them that it is okay? Where do you live? Next to Roman Polanski or Bill Clinton?  

Some of his science fiction author brethren weren’t too pleased with it and sanctimony ensued.

Enter fellow science fiction author John Scalzi.

Isn’t that always the way?


(hat tip @aikidokainwy)



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