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Questions tagged [l-ron-hubbard]

Questions about L. Ron Hubbard or Lafayette Ronald Hubbard (1911 – 1986) and his works. Hubbard is best known as the founder of the Church of Scientology. Before that, he was known for his science fiction and fantasy stories.

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Is “Battlefield Earth” good science fiction by Hubbard's standards?

L. Ron Hubbard says that to be "pure," "credible," and "have a point," (all things he clearly values highly) science fiction must be plausible; limited in its possibilities; have to do with material-...
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What is Hubbard's definition of “pure science fiction”?

In his 1980 introduction to Battlefield Earth, L. Ron Hubbard claims that the novel is a work of "pure science fiction" and then sets out to define that term. However... Hubbard spends more time ...