Ideas and hand-me-downs

So this morning, in a flash of inspiration or gas, I came up with what is seriously the best idea for an SF novel ev-ar.

The plot is trivial, bordering on asinine, but as with all truly Great SF, it’s the concept that sells it, and the concept is this:

The Iliad and the Odyssey turn out to be modern fakes. The hoax was perpetrated [Read more…]

Christopher Johnson on truth

Christopher Johnson explains Postmodernist ‘thought’ with unusual frankness and lucidity:

There’s a considerable difference between real and factual. Just because something is true doesn’t mean that it’s actually the case. And vice versa. Any educated person knows that.