Philosophy & Theology

Eta Cancri review

February 13, 2017 xewleer 4

Please welcome Xewleer to Superversive SF, he is a new reviewer and you can expect a lot more from him. His review is cross posted from his blog millennialking.wordpress.com Spoilers! It’s a great book, and […]

Multifarious

The Fear of Silence

November 4, 2016 A. M. Freeman 1

How often do you enjoy silence? True silence, not only in the atmosphere around you, but in your mind as well. Do you appreciate silence, or do you find it a burden? Unless we seek […]

Philosophy & Theology

Is Galaxy Quest Superversive?

April 11, 2016 Brian Niemeier 3

The crew of the Protector, about to give the Enterprise crew a run for their money–and have more fun while they’re at it. Yesterday I revisited the late 90s cult classic Galaxy Quest. Not only is […]

Culture

Fandom Is Dead. Long Live Fandom!

January 28, 2016 Brian Niemeier 0

If you change the medium, you change the message. Philosopher of communication Marshall McLuhan argued persuasively that advances in media, regardless of content, can incite dramatic, culture-wide effects. A best selling print book can reach […]

Philosophy & Theology

Reply to a Comment on the Previous Post

September 26, 2015 Brian Niemeier 2

Commenter ksterlingh has kindly offered constructive criticism of my previous post. Technical difficulties prevent me from responding in Superversive’s comments section, so I’ll post my reply here. Since the original reply approaches post length itself, I’ll […]

Multifarious

A map of philisophical SF authors

May 18, 2015 sciphi 0

Eric Schwitzgebel has a wonderful graphic up at his blog The Splintered Mind that has a network graph of Philosophical SF Authors. This graph represents a network of science fiction authors and philosophers, with the […]

Culture

Justice

April 24, 2015 David Hallquist 0

Justice. What is it? There seems to be a lot of controversy over the subject these days. Normally, the idea seemed simple: it was a form of legal and moral retribution for a wrong done […]