These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
YMMV: Scanners Live in Vain
Vindicated by History: "Scanners" was first published in 1950 in Fantasy Book, an obscure magazine that barely lasted. However, critics liked the tale, and it was subsequently republished in an anthology two years later. And the rest is history.