This was an excellent book—I especially loved the way Ray Bradbury ended it with the Afterward and Coda.
The Religion of Science Fiction
Good science fiction authors are at the same time remarkably prophetic in their thinking and humorously influenced by their own time. I remember laughing aloud when one of the characters in Heinlein’s Stranger in a Strange Land began darning a sock. To me, it was hilarious that in a futuristic world with space travel, characters would […]
Being a diverse campus, UMBC has its share of people who inhabit the rough-hewn edges of mainstream beliefs. These aret the people who say things that make non-sympathizers around them feel just a little bit uncomfortable. At my school there is a church who sends guys to stand in academic row with an easel and…
Yes, I’m still pensando en español, thanks to the final exam I had tonight. Actually, it wasn’t that big of a deal, because I only had to get five points out of fifty to maintain my current average. It’s really nice to take a final exam that you’ve prepared for when there isn’t a whole lot of pressure…