I’ve always enjoyed how George R.R. Martin handles his world building and exposition in A Song of Ice and Fire. The way he pulls it off feels seamless and natural when the narration would touch upon the history of the world. 621 more words
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“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,” Bob Dylan sang. But these days, a guide through the seemingly endless flurry of pop culture offerings is just what we need. 909 more words
I have just finished reading “A Game of Thrones” by George RR Martin.
I had previously made some notes about the thoughts that reading the book has created in my mind; I have little else to add at this moment to what I found interesting and relating to life in this book. 894 more words
What would you do for the people you love?
In biology, there is this concept that is called “kin selection”, which says that people (and sometime animals) can sacrifice (lives or materials) for the well-being of genetically close individuals, such as family members. 464 more words