Monthly Archives: January 2016

Hold on, Let Me Get My Tinfoil Hat

As has been related in several places, I’m a skeptic. I think this is noteworthy considering the era and cultural context I grew up in: San Francisco in the 1960s and 70s. My mother has this wonderful hippie expression for … Continue reading

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"Now Fatigue"

January second is apparently “National Science Fiction Day” and to mark that moment, let me share a little personal history with you. My mother, now 73, was the one who first exposed me to science fiction through her large paperback … Continue reading

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