Robert Heinlein

When A is not equal to A...

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Ayn Rand famously said that "A=A" and nothing else. Orwell famously spent a couple hundred pages railing against "Doublethink," which is basically believing that A is not equal to A. Heinlein spends several books going on about utilitarianism, and value being related to use and nothing else, and there are no values beyond those, excepting the ones he capriciously throws in. He's the intellectual lightweight of the batch, though, so we can forgive him his inconsistencies. Kiri-Kin-Tha's First Law of Metaphysics states that "Nothing unreal exists."

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WHAT I'M DOIN' # 45

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BE FOREWARNED: profanity below.

Presently I'm reading
1) "Back to the Moon" by Travis S. Taylor and Les Johnson (Terrible)
2) "Stuff White People Like" by Christian Lander (Hillarious, but the kind of stuff that will be horribly dated in ten months and utterly un-funny in twenty. In thirty months it'll be in a box in the garage next to all those "Sniglets" books and "Max Headroom's Guide To Life")

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