If you like your Sci-fi hard (and I do), anything by Kim Stanley Robinson is good. But I think his real masterpiece is Aurora. Absolutely brilliant novel. I read it some time ago, and wrote of it at the time:…"
I don't enjoy semantic arguments as much as you appear to; I find them tedious. So, I won't belabor the point or engage too deeply in this particular discussion. But I will offer another…"
"Thank you very much, Strega!
And no need to address me so formally! :) My moniker is all lower-case: daughterofkarl.
It was the guys at my previous discussion site who started calling me by the condensed version, DOK, which I…"
"Congratulations, Belle. The people who are giving you grief really have no idea how hard it has been for you. My son is autistic, and I count myself immensely lucky that he is not at all aggressive and is very sweet-natured, because he…"
"Hi, Pope Beanie!
I am happy to be here. I will admit that I have been lurking about for quite some time, sort of getting acquainted with the site. But I have only recently begun actually contributing to any of the…"
Well, if the "knowledge" passed down was useful, and not BS, perhaps it would garner more respect.
Leaving aside the fact that I never described the information being transmitted as "knowledge," that's a completely…"
"Ancient burial mounds would indicate that some form of religiosity and ritual practice are among some of the earliest of human behaviors. It is my personal theory that this psycho-behavioral characteristic developed early in our species…"
"2012, 2013, and 2014: in each of these years, a congressional committee was formed to discuss legislation on women's health. These committees discussed access to abortion, contraception, and funding for women's health…"
"track the process. This disease can kill within days of symptoms manifesting; time is of the essence. The people on whom the serum is being used have little to lose, and possibly everything to gain, and the fact…"