I curse the Eddorians

I’ve noticed some remarkable similarities between a classic of pulp space opera and a classic of ancient religion.  If you don’t want spoilers for either Zoroastrianism or the Lensman series by “Doc” Smith, you should stop reading now. Not every Zoroastrian would agree with every single point herein (the non-omnipotence of the Wise Lord, as … Continue reading I curse the Eddorians

I pledge myself to the well-spoken word

Yesterday’s tragic shooting in Tucson has given me much pause for thought. See, I’m part of the problem in some sense. I don’t carry a gun to political rallies (or anywhere else).  I don’t publicly call for the “targeting” of politicians or the use of “Second Amendment remedies”.  But in private?  In private, with my … Continue reading I pledge myself to the well-spoken word

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