I do not need the idea of God to explain the world I live in.
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If I were asked for a one-sentence sound bite on religion, I would say I was against it.
Meanwhile, it seems, the world is suffering from compassion fatigue,
It is very, very easy not to be offended by a book. You just have to shut it.
I've been gradually reclaiming all kinds of freedoms over these years..,
The acceptance that all that is solid has melted into the air, that reality and morality are not givens but imperfect human constructs, is the point from which fiction begins.
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I don't read my own reviews and I haven't for probably 15 years. I read other people's reviews, though.
Clearly, if we'd had the kind of computer graphics capability then that we have now, the Star Gate sequence would be much more complex than flat planes of light and color.
And I can't wait to see where the road leads from here.