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Ursula K LaGuin (Read 1967 times)
Jan 23rd, 2018 at 8:49pm

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Ursula K LaGuin passed away today. Her novel, The Lathe of Heaven, was made into a PBS movie. One of the greats has passed and will be sorely missed.
 
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Reply #1 - Jan 25th, 2018 at 12:00am

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Lile wrote on Jan 23rd, 2018 at 8:49pm:
Ursula K LaGuin passed away today. Her novel, The Lathe of Heaven, was made into a PBS movie. One of the greats has passed and will be sorely missed.


Ursula K Le Guin.
*SIGH*
 

I have seen the future, and it is sucky digital....
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Reply #2 - Feb 3rd, 2018 at 5:54pm

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The first science fiction author that my spouse ever liked.
I offered her The Left Hand of Darkness with some trepidations. She found things in it that I had not.
One of the few novels ever to win both the Hugo (fan based) and Nebula (voted by writers) as best novel of it's year. Far too complex for the simplicities of film.
Met her once, for a total of about 20 seconds, while she signed a book. As has always been the case when I have met authors who I loved, I burbled some boring inanities of appreciation.
I feel old. All but three of the couple of dozen SF authors who I most esteemed are dead. Probably means that I am not keeping up.
 

Thars only two possibilities:Thar is life out there in the universe which is smarter than we are,or we're the most intelligent life in the universe.Either way, it's a mighty sobering thought-WaltKelly
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Reply #3 - Feb 3rd, 2018 at 10:22pm

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i once called Ursula K LeGuin a blabbering old biddy.
 
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Reply #4 - Feb 4th, 2018 at 11:38am

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i once called Ursula K LeGuin a blabbering old biddy.
 
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Reply #5 - Feb 5th, 2018 at 12:00pm

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I once opined that Sturgeon's Law was a thoughtful underestimate of comments such as the above.
Your point?
 

Thars only two possibilities:Thar is life out there in the universe which is smarter than we are,or we're the most intelligent life in the universe.Either way, it's a mighty sobering thought-WaltKelly
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