The Hyperion series consists of 4 books: Hyperion, Fall of Hyperion, Endymion, and Rise of Endymion.
Hundreds of years after the events of Ender’s Game in which humanity annihilated a sentient race, we find another planet with a sentient race that we call… Read more “Speaker for the Dead”
Why are people so resistant to the idea of intelligent animals? Animals are smarter than we thought, and it’s not just ‘higher’ mammals either. Birds can problem… Read more “Why resist the idea of intelligent animals?”
I detest dogma; it always gets in the way of progress. But then again, that is its purpose: to preserve existing knowledge and to be skeptical of… Read more “Dogma has no place in science”
Here is a brief spoiler-free synopsis. In the near future, humanity encounters a bug-like alien race, and they promptly go to war. Humanity is grossly outnumbered and… Read more “Ender’s Game”
It’s appealing to have a leader that is ‘one of the folks,’ but that is one of those things that is better in concept than in practice.