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Value of a Person
The WashPost has an occasional column called the Fine Print and in yesterday's, we learn that Iraqi people and cars have the same value. A commander may pay $2,500 for compensation for a dead Iraqi or a dead car (both killed by US troops). Their economy is not as high as ours, but that's still a pittance for a person.
I've picked the painter and will be trying to schedule the whole moving/laminate/painting/moving to-do today.
Spirit frequently comes in the evening to sit between my legs in the recliner, but last night, she burrowed between the nightgown and robe and curled up in the same place -- just with cover over her.
Williams talked about whether we can actually write beings that seem alien, Silverberg brings up rereading PKD, and Kelly gives us the news on the…
Here's the TOC, gifted by ISFDB: Introduction (The 1980 Annual World's Best SF) • (1980) • essay by Donald A. Wollheim The Way of Cross and…
Sheila Williams tells us that all the iThings are from Asimov's I, Robot. I'm not so sure. I didn't like a lot of the stories in this book, in…