Time is a funny thing, and the perspectives that you can get if you shift time around are extraordinarily valuable. Take a simple example: not long ago it was common to engage in building things that would take more than one generation to finish - giant houses, cathedrals and organizations. Today we barely engage in… Continue reading What is your cathedral?
Just finished this excellent and surprising science fiction book. It explores several different themes - our ability to start anew on a new planet, our inherent nature, our relationship to nature and plants (!) and the growing suspicion that we are always doing someone else's bidding. It is also beautifully written, with living characters and… Continue reading Books: Semiosis by Sue Burke