Kim Stanley Robinson: Green Earth

“You’re suggesting we need a paradigm shift in how science interacts with society.” “Yes I am.” Kim Stanley Robinson has been around for a while, and is probably best known for his Mars trilogy. A lot of his science fiction reflects his own political agenda—strongly environmentalist and anti-capitalist, with a conviction that responsibly applied science … Continue reading Kim Stanley Robinson: Green Earth

Logomachy

ləˈɡɒməkɪ Logomachy: An argument about words Inigo Montoya: You keep using that word.* I do not think it means what you think it means. William Goldman, The Princess Bride Once people start to argue about the words they’ve been using in their argument, they’re having a logomachy. Nothing much useful happens after that, unless they’re … Continue reading Logomachy