The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...' --Isaac Asimov
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Entries from November 2012

I feel like a Stranger in a Strange Land… the sexist world of the 1960s

November 8th, 2012 No Comments

I’m not sure I’m going to be able to finish ‘Stranger in a Strange Land’ by Robert Heinlein (1961). so much history and influence, but so much sexist condescension… i need a dead tree regexp like ‘s/(little|young|pretty)? (girl|lady|child)+//g’. over the course of a 10 page dialogue, the following actions take place. the book is 500 […]

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