Monthly Archives: November 2011

House of the Scorpion: Nothing New

The House of the Scorpion — while certainly a different sort of reading experience due to it’s intended young adult target audience — presents and grapples with a number of the same key issues that have cropped up in texts … Continue reading

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Re-writing “Blindsight”

Siri’s…my other half’s…my story began with Robert Paglino. I sure wish those few TwenCen relics (God bless them) who still held to the notion that humankind was not to be tampered with had intervened for me when my parents decided … Continue reading

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Necessary Transformations

“‘If you don’t retrain you’re obsolete inside a month, and then you’re not much good for anything except Heaven or dictation.’” (Pg. 254) This sentence illustrates the dilemma with which humanity is faced in Peter Watts’ bleak picture of the … Continue reading

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Resister Journal Entry

Yesterday we ventured to the trade village in hopes of kidnapping the most human-looking infant construct we could find. It is still unimaginable to me that humans should choose to live amongst and intimately with those goddamn aliens. It fucking … Continue reading

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