For me it was these two individuals who perhaps ranged the greatest fair from Science Fiction, to Fantasy and ranges between... the verstile and gifted Ursula K. LeGuin and the amazing Ray Bradbury...(apologies for the disparate sizes of their photos... it's what I could nab off the web rather than any suggestion of… » 8/15/14 2:44pm 8/15/14 2:44pm

I completely agree with the idea that older science fiction works have more ambiguity than given credit for. Indeed, I am always amazed at how many people read Starship Troopers as a gung-ho pro-military adventure and fail to take up what I thought was an obvious inherent critique of the society Heinlein was… » 8/15/14 10:52am 8/15/14 10:52am

I agree with you. For me, the count is the ones most reliable and least likely to commit an atrocity... so Assassin, Lover, Wife, Husband, Boatman. Money is the one most likely to be to blame or form a negative force in your life, sex next least, fun a bit less likely, love even less likely (but then again I am… » 7/28/14 8:40pm 7/28/14 8:40pm