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Response to Fumesucker (Original post)

Thu Jun 7, 2012, 12:10 AM

3. I'd say if you have characters sitting around bullshitting about . . .

interstellar tax policy in such a ham-handed fashion you need to decide whether you're reading a novel or an essay. A particularly lame-brained essay at that.

Infamous crypto-libertarian Robert Heinlein was masterful in the way he folded his stories around his political beliefs in a way that made them palatable to people like me who knew he was something of a crackpot and disagreed with him in just about every particular.

Weber is several tiers below that.

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