Category Archives: Setting: THE FUTURE

I am a sucker for robot angst

A couple of weeks ago I made the mistake of picking up the Megaman X Collection. Now I find myself playing through them sequentially – I’m currently on X2. While I was a bit too young to play the classic … Continue reading

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Day 21. U is for Ursula K. Le Guin

I started reading Le Guin’s novel, The Dispossessed yesterday. As I am only three chapters in, these thoughts will likely be a bit scattershot. – This is shaping up to be the most political of Le Guin’s novels that I’ve … Continue reading

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Love and space elves

Having found a shocking lack of space opera in my life, I recently started watching Crest of the Stars, a late 90’s anime adaptation of some SF novels by Hiroyuki Morioka. Taking place in a future setting where one planet … Continue reading

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My procrastination is a protest against SOPA

Yes, yes, exactly. The recent talk over sex selective abortion will hopefully force more people to think through the logic of their moral commitments and bring a few more pro-choicers over to our side. Although the fact that there is … Continue reading

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Christmas! Day Four

Been away from blogging for a while – the buildup to Christmas was pretty work intense, and by the time Christmas day rolled around I found myself stuck with a nasty head cold. But aside from becoming a minor biohazard … Continue reading

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