[LMB] No lefties in the Nexus

Joel Polowin jpolowin at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 4 02:58:25 BST 2019

Lorelei Kaena <lorelei.kaena at gmail.com> wrote:
> If I’ve said that, show me. I’ve said that families *like mine*
> wouldn’t exist in a Nexus like Gwen imagines (not real life!),
> but it isn’t the Nexus I’ve read, which is my entire argument. I
> block-quoted, something you can’t do, because I never said what
> you’re accusing me of.

That's a particularly silly thing to say, given that the message
of mine that you're replying to had block-quoted text in it...

> I feel my life is very worth living. It’s full, and meaningful. Yes, I
> may need a wheelchair in my future, it’s been brought up. Yes, I have
> a heart defect. I’m well past my sell-by date! I survived surgery last
> week (not my heart, they don’t need to mess with that), even though I
> did lose blood (expected, when you have vascular Ehler’s Danlos). But
> should you wipe out every family with my disorder? Seriously? Because
> that’s what you’re talking about.
> Since none of this is actually in the Vorkosigan text, and actually
> goes against the written text in the Barrayar omnibus and beyond,
> how is this not a call or wish for eugenics?

Wiping out the families.  Eugenics.  Or aren't you aware that eugenics
movements involve sterilizations?


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