Commented on We get mail (contd.)
For a long time now I've felt that the relationship between spirituality and religion pretty closely parallels that between sex and marriage. In each case, the former is a widespread human experience, much alike across a wide range of cultures...
Commented on The internet of decay
Searching the comments, these are words and phrases that, as I type this, do not show up: Complexity Emergent Systems Theory Complex Systems Feedback Loop I modestly submit that this is an omission. Emergent behavior is a thing. In other...
Commented on The Day After
On the off chance you haven't seen this tweet: BRITAIN: Brexit is the stupidest, most self-destructive act a country could undertake.USA: Hold my beer.— Brian Pedaci (@bpedaci) November 9, 2016...
Commented on The sky's gone dark
Dammit. I've got work to do, but someone on the internet is wrong. Briefly, most of the comments so far (with @RDSouth as an excellent exception, with an honorable mention to @Hisham), while informed and thoughtful, neglect the systems aspect...
Commented on Magic systems and my world building process
Thanks, Aliette. (I'm really looking forward to reading The House of Shattered Wings, btw.) This is a serious subject, and one on which I think I part company with most of the good folks here. I think Clarke's Third Law...