[LMB] OT: Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

Lois Aleta Fundis loisaletafundis at gmail.com
Wed May 19 17:37:08 BST 2021


I have had this book on my Kindle for a couple of weeks but have been
sidetracked by (among other things) the new Penric book. I am now, after
this conversation, looking forward to it!

On Tue, May 18, 2021 at 10:24 PM Elizabeth Holden <alzurite at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Louann Miller said:
>
> > No spoilers, but I finished it in two days.
>
> I haven't read it yet, but I plan to. Thanks for the recommendation!
>
> > A great combination of hardcore
> > science-ing the sh*t out of a series of technical problems and the
> > essentials of what makes a moral sentient being. I'm not sure our species
> > deserves the high opinion Andy Weir has of us, but I hope we keep trying.
>
> I can't speak to the issues in this book, but I do think that one thing our
> world badly needs is more books with a sense of idealism, a high opinion of
> the potential of humanity, and an intelligent sense of morality.
>
> As a species, we could use a good pep talk.
>
> namaste,
> Elizabeth
>
> Elizabeth Holden <azurite at azurite.ca>
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