Philosophy & Theology

Transhuman and Subhuman Part XIV: Childhood’s End and Gnosticism

July 16, 2015 Brian Niemeier 0

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”center” asin=”B00K4D7LO6″ cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”yes” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51WLre2filL._SL160_.jpg” tag=”superversivesf-20″ width=”100″] Continuing from the previous post, we now consider the Gnostic foundations of Childhood’s End by Arthur C. Clarke as demonstrated by John C. […]

Multifarious

Transhuman and Subhuman Part XIII: The Fourth of the Big Three of Science Fiction

July 10, 2015 Brian Niemeier 0

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”center” asin=”B00K4D7LO6″ cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”yes” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51WLre2filL._SL160_.jpg” tag=”superversivesf-20″ width=”100″] Expanding on a a point from last time, we turn to John C. Wright’s examination of Arthur C. Clarke, and why he […]

Multifarious

Transhuman and Subhuman Part XII: The Big Three of Science Fiction

July 2, 2015 Brian Niemeier 1

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”center” asin=”B00K4D7LO6″ cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”yes” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51WLre2filL._SL160_.jpg” tag=”superversivesf-20″ width=”100″] The twelfth essay in Transhuman and Subhuman by John C. Wright corrects the popular misconception that the third member of the Big Three […]

Games

Yahtzee’s Almost Perfect Article

June 28, 2015 Anthony M 0

Famous (and funny) video game reviewer Yahtzee, or Ben Croshaw for those with an aversion to pen names, wrote an excellent article on censorship in gaming that’s almost perfect. It’s titled “On Being Offensive”. Its […]

Superversive Literary Movement

Transhuman and Subhuman Part XI: Faith in the Fictional War between Science Fiction and Faith

June 25, 2015 Brian Niemeier 0

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”center” asin=”B00K4D7LO6″ cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”yes” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51WLre2filL._SL160_.jpg” tag=”superversivesf-20″ width=”100″] Is science fiction inherently hostile to religion? John C. Wright attempts to answer this question in “Faith in the Fictional War between […]

Culture

On Worldcons and World Cups

June 13, 2015 Ray Blank 6

Normally it is considered foolish to insult customers. But others do it, so why not me too? Like others, I do foolish things from time to time, not least when honestly stating my point of […]