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Levers

13/07/2016 13:03
Levers   The garden of Eden was where Eve, the first woman, and Adam, the first man, were created by God, according to the Old Testament tradition of the Bible, which is the Talmud and Torah, that is, the history and law of the Jewish `chosen people`. In the first book of the Bible, Genesis,...

PG 13

10/07/2016 14:21
PG 13   Science fiction has been ghettoized for about a hundred years at least since H. G. Wells` The War Of The Worlds (1897), and perhaps since before that, with poet Percy Bysshe Shelley`s wife, Mary Wolstonecraft Shelley`s supposed first ever SF story, Frankenstein (1818) subtitled The...

Robert A. Heinlein`s History And Moral Philosophy With Lieutenant Colonel Jean V. Dubois (Retired)

08/07/2016 14:20
Robert A. Heinlein`s History And Moral Philosophy With Lieutenant Colonel Jean V. Dubois (Retired)   Aside from the subject material of Robert A. Heinlein`s Starship Troopers (1959), which is an interplanetary war between the arachnids of Klendathu and the Earth, the central topic led the book...

They Do Think It`s Science Fiction, And That`s Why They Don`t Want To Write It

12/06/2016 10:02
They Do Think It`s Science Fiction, And That`s Why They Don`t Want To Write It   Science fiction writers have been taught that sex is taboo in novels or material written for the screen by the conventions of their society conditioned by the `moral ground` held by Judeo-Christianity and Moslem...

Boops! ... I Did It Again

11/06/2016 15:49
Boops! ... I Did It Again   A `boob` is American slang for someone who is technologically inept, whereas `boobs` is slang for a woman`s breasts. Consequently, technological `boobs` are mistakes, because of inept operators, or developers of technology, who`re `boobs`, which suggests that, for...

`Oops! ... I Did It Again` and Bennie Hibol

11/06/2016 05:53
`Oops! ... I Did It Again` and Bennie Hibol   Although the `Black Hat` ranger, Bennie Hibol, doesn`t seem to have a great role in science fiction writer Robert A. Heinlein`s (1907-88) novel, The Number Of The Beast (1980), his name, an anagram of Bob Heinlein, appears throughout the story of...

Robert A. Heinlein`s Gay Deciever Car`s Bug War

05/06/2016 12:11
   Robert A. Heinlein`s Gay Deciever Car`s Bug War   Although Robert A. Heinlein`s novel, Starship Troopers (1959), about an Earth of the future attacked by intelligent alien arachnids (spiders) from the planet Klendathu doesn`t seem to have any connection with his novel, The Number...

When A Wasp Lays Its Eggs In A Spider

06/04/2016 13:07
When A WASP Lays Its Eggs In A Spider   In the United States of America the acronym WASP means white Anglo-Saxon Protestant and was used to distinguish between the different types of European settlers after the continent was discovered by Christopher Columbus in ships commissioned by Queen...

The Sword And The Animus

28/03/2016 08:26
The Sword And The Animus   Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) was the developmental psychologist whose influence on the 20th century and beyond was most significant for his theory of individual growth through knowledge of the reasons for behavior. Jung based his theory of individuation on the...

The Hot Air Balloon Race

23/03/2016 22:39
Hot Air Balloon Race   To produce hot air without thought is a euphemism for brainlessness, but it is possible to be brainless while others perceive the speech produced as cogent. In the Bible Eve is told by God her `seed` will have `enmity` with the `serpent`s seed` because the angel, Satan,...
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