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The BI

20/03/2016 05:31
The BI   B.I. is the initials signifying British Intelligence, which is usually erroneously associated with M.I. 6, that is, military intelligence, whereas B.I. is state intelligence. Although the perception from movies about James Bond from the novels by ex-spy, Ian Fleming, is that British...

Heinlein`s Pedophiles

16/03/2016 04:31
Heinlein`s Pedophiles   The twelve novels written by science fiction writer Robert A. Heinlein (1907-88) as juveniles were popular with adolescents in the 1950s because they seemed to offer an independent future away from Earth for children. Although Rocketship Galileo (1947) now seems...

Poor Grandma

02/04/2015 05:19
Poor Grandma   Those in kindergarten who`re accused of poor grammar should spare a thought when they`re adults for poor grandma who had to deal with the pogromer before the grandchildren were born. Although most humans believe that the Earth has never been invaded by aliens attempting to kill...

To The Monster A Daughter

13/10/2014 17:29
  To The Monster A Daughter   Science fiction is the genre that features monsters, and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley`s Frankenstein (1818) about an experimental surgeon, Dr Frankenstein, who makes a man from parts of deceased bodies he revivifies by means of electricity, is regarded as...

Mengrams

10/10/2014 11:51
  Mengrams   Science fiction writer, L. Ron Hubbard (1911-86), was the creator of the `self-help` program that many people saw as a pseudo-science, `Dianetics`, and which became the pseudo-religion of `Scientology`; `the basic principle of existence is to survive.`1 Scientology has been...

Still Capable Of A Few Drops

08/10/2014 15:36
Still Capable Of A Few Drops   Robert A. Heinlein`s Starship Troopers (1959) was a novel written by the science fiction writer as a juveniles, which was almost banned from public libraries in the United States of America before it became a Hollywood, Babylon movie in 1997. Its allegedly...

Robert A. Heinlein`s The Number Of The Beast And Ira Levin`s The Stepford Wives

12/09/2014 21:21
  Robert A. Heinlein`s The Number Of The Beast And Ira Levin`s The Stepford Wives   The Stepford Wives (1975) was a science fiction movie made in Hollywood, California, and starring Katherine Ross as Joanna Eberhart. Joanna is a married aspiring photographer from New York, who moves with...

Sixth Column

16/07/2014 12:49
  Sixth Column   The term `Fifth Column` was used during the first (1914-18) and second (1939-45) world wars that resulted in the end of Empire, that is, a form of international dictatorship based on the power of kings whose territories expanded to include nations to which they weren`t...

Plague Aims Weren`t Jesus`

22/04/2014 11:12
  Plague Aims Weren`t Jesus`   Christianity is a belief system but Jesus had aims, which means faith isn`t enough. Jesus` aims have to be considered. Most Christians accept the concept of Salvation because they want Jesus` promise of heaven for the redeemed to be fulfilled so they can...

SF Politics

01/01/2014 11:14
SF Politics   Politics is what science fiction is largely concerned with. The extrapolation of societal factors existent, or previously known, into fictional descriptions of places that could be, if the ideas of the writer about society were implemented, are the essence of the science fiction...
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