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    Thread: What scientific ideas should society get rid of?
Post: RE: What scientific ideas should society get rid o...

Then they have matured more considerably than a lot of current humanity, by understanding that it is OK to allow a diversity of belief without stepping on people who peacefully disagree.
SteelEnsouled Real Life But OA Relevant 13 26,459 02-01-2014, 02:44 AM
    Thread: What scientific ideas should society get rid of?
Post: RE: What scientific ideas should society get rid o...

(01-25-2014, 03:11 PM)ai_vin Wrote: (01-25-2014, 09:26 AM)JohnnyYesterday Wrote: "Miraculous coincidences"? *groan* It amazes me how intelligent people can be so stupid. Do oceans exist so that ...
SteelEnsouled Real Life But OA Relevant 13 26,459 01-31-2014, 05:30 PM
    Thread: Book Covers
Post: RE: Book Covers

The black cover is more readable, IMHO.
SteelEnsouled Creative Writing 14 175 01-13-2014, 07:36 PM
    Thread: Scrollable timeline
Post: RE: Scrollable timeline

It worked for me on Chromium--open-source version of Chrome.
SteelEnsouled Website and Content Issues 6 50 01-04-2014, 07:47 PM
    Thread: Let's Talk About...Sex
Post: RE: Let's Talk About...Sex

On the ADHD sidebar, I can tell you that while it is overdiagnosed and overmedicated by lazy parents and teachers, it does exist and even affects girls. It may look different sometimes on a girl, or ...
SteelEnsouled General Setting Discussion 59 1,162 01-01-2014, 02:54 AM
    Thread: Holidays in OA
Post: RE: Holidays in OA

You would probably also still have religious holidays celebrated, of various sorts.
SteelEnsouled General Setting Discussion 11 127 12-26-2013, 06:48 PM
    Thread: Labour & Leisure Options at High Tech Levels
Post: RE: Labour & Leisure Options at High Tech Levels

I see no reason why not on b) either. In the paranoid times of the 22nd/early 23rd century, though, my personal thinking is there will be a lot of fear and uncertainty--not an era of rational thinkin...
SteelEnsouled General Setting Discussion 81 1,051 12-24-2013, 12:16 AM
    Thread: Labour & Leisure Options at High Tech Levels
Post: RE: Labour & Leisure Options at High Tech Levels

Certainly sheds an interesting light on Marie's position in her society. It might also lead to some additional resentments and reasons for violence against her (I think she will be martyred and that ...
SteelEnsouled General Setting Discussion 81 1,051 12-23-2013, 02:50 PM
    Thread: Book Covers
Post: RE: Book Covers

OK, if you need a second set of eyes at that stage, let me know. :)
SteelEnsouled Creative Writing 14 175 12-22-2013, 02:35 PM
    Thread: Book Covers
Post: RE: Book Covers

You have some typos in the back-cover blurb. Would you like me to go through and correct them for you? :)
SteelEnsouled Creative Writing 14 175 12-21-2013, 06:53 PM
    Thread: Clarification on Average Lifespan
Post: RE: Clarification on Average Lifespan

I would also think that you'd have to factor prims and ludds into that number somehow, too--people who have refused or been denied some or all of those life-extending treatments, either because they t...
SteelEnsouled General Setting Discussion 7 80 12-21-2013, 06:50 PM
    Thread: Labour & Leisure Options at High Tech Levels
Post: RE: Labour & Leisure Options at High Tech Levels

One thing I think could perhaps be done to make sure discussions of the early timeline don't get out of hand is to not propose any sort of "worldwide solution." Working with small "sections" like the...
SteelEnsouled General Setting Discussion 81 1,051 12-21-2013, 06:44 PM
    Thread: Labour & Leisure Options at High Tech Levels
Post: RE: Labour & Leisure Options at High Tech Levels

How soon do you think the transition would start? Would a story taking place in the 22nd-23rd centuries be affected? I am thinking that may be one of the factors that brought down the US economy. P...
SteelEnsouled General Setting Discussion 81 1,051 12-14-2013, 05:46 PM
    Thread: Let's Talk About...Sex
Post: RE: Let's Talk About...Sex

I think varying attitudes should be expected rather than thinking that because the tech exists to do something, everyone will do it. There will also be many religions and philosophies still in existe...
SteelEnsouled General Setting Discussion 59 1,162 12-13-2013, 11:22 AM
    Thread: Quantum Entanglement/DNA connection.
Post: RE: Quantum Entanglement/DNA connection.

How WOULD you get experimental evidence on something like that, anyway?
SteelEnsouled Real Life But OA Relevant 3 6,946 12-12-2013, 03:50 AM
    Thread: Very early cyborg technologies...
Post: RE: Very early cyborg technologies...

Additionally, she will begin to travel widely to disseminate her message of inclusiveness towards all forms of sophont life (be they baseline, those who are enhanced, provolves/splices/rianths, or var...
SteelEnsouled General Setting Discussion 19 178 12-05-2013, 04:22 AM
    Thread: Interview with a cyborg
Post: RE: Interview with a cyborg

That link isn't working for me...I keep getting "connection was interrupted." :(
SteelEnsouled Real Life But OA Relevant 1 3,583 12-04-2013, 03:43 AM
    Thread: Very early cyborg technologies...
Post: RE: Very early cyborg technologies...

The reason I may only be able to use one version is that she will be killed for what she believes and what she's doing. She won't get to live a normal lifespan and have a chance to upgrade. As far a...
SteelEnsouled General Setting Discussion 19 178 12-03-2013, 07:44 PM
    Thread: Very early cyborg technologies...
Post: RE: Very early cyborg technologies...

The time frame of my story is a little bit after 200 AT, with the early parts of the story being about 205-210 AT (which squares with what you said about human-sized vecs). The later part of the stor...
SteelEnsouled General Setting Discussion 19 178 12-03-2013, 05:55 AM
    Thread: Very early cyborg technologies...
Post: RE: Very early cyborg technologies...

Thank you for the discussion so far. :) I hope to gather some thoughts and propose a few possible directions tomorrow, but since I am not as knowledgeable as you it has been of benefit thus far to be...
SteelEnsouled General Setting Discussion 19 178 12-01-2013, 03:37 PM