[LMB] Heinlein

brazee howard at brazee.net
Thu Oct 7 13:34:00 BST 2021



> On Oct 7, 2021, at 1:12 AM, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Before about the 1950s, Heinlein was a big backer of One World Government.
> See *Space Cadet* and some of his other works from that period.  What
> changed his mind, AIUI, was a round-the-world tour he took (see *Tramp
> Royale*).  Seeing how different other countries were cured him of that
> notion.

Quite a bit of science fiction really assumed that the current American culture would be the culture of the future.


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