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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,...

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...
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