What Imprinting, Attachment, Learning and Magic Teach Us About Survival in Harry Potter
1:00 PM, Thursday 14 Jul 2011 EDT (50 minutes)
Loews Royal Pacific Resort - South China Sea
The paths that Harry and Lord Voldemort take in their struggles for survival are so very different from each other. Both were orphans and both had unhappy childhoods with one key difference. Harry had loving parents for the first year of his life and Voldemort did not. In this discussion we will explore the factors that influenced the paths they took and why the result was inevitable. Harry and Voldemort both had powerful magic. For both, survival was a zero sum game. Only one could survive.