[LMB] Utopias OT:

Bill Welch moremoth at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 09:48:32 BST 2021


On Thu, 29 Jul 2021 at 09:39, tidsel via Lois-Bujold <
lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

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> On Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 at 12:27 AM, Matthew George <
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> > It's worth noting that the Culture novels tend not to take place inside
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> > Culture, because utopias are boring.
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> > Matt "nothing at stake" G.
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> What is Utopia? And what is Dystopia?
> Tidsel
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> If you asked ten people to describe their utopia, you would get ten
different descriptions.  It is likely that none would be right for the
other nine.  So setting a story in a "utopia" leaves a lot of room for
action.

Bill


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