It’s often noted that “there is nothing new under the sun,” which does not stop anyone from trying. Example: Noted SF gadfly Vox Day has announced an new rival to Wikipedia, called… 316 more words
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Here are the prevailing arguments of the Puppies:
- That more progressive author’s were using their clout to influence voting.
- That’s author’s who aligned right of center politically were being passed over in favor of writers who were more liberal in their politics. 1,361 more words
In my previous post, I said I wanted to know more about the Puppies’ origins and claims (sad, rabid, lunatic, or in any other mental state.) Although sometimes it seems more like a controversy about what silly people say on Twitter, it’s essentially a literary one, and the main issue is the belief that the quality of science fiction and fantasy has degraded and the genre has become dominated by a clique of ideologues. 1,718 more words