[LMB] OT: Iain Banks' Culture and Pets

Mark Atwood mra at pobox.com
08 Feb 2002 23:16:54 -0800


Damien Raphael <phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu> writes:
> 
> A lot of the Culture humans seem to think having fun is their personal
> job and mission.  Machines do stuff, humans party.  It's what they were
> made for.  (And remember Culturniks have in fact been genetically
> modified a lot.)

"A lot"?

According to "Notes on the Culture", they were pretty much engineered
from scratch.

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