I would just like to mention that jwz continues to rock. He even is doing rather interesting book reviews. I'm hoping to learn to be a more entertaining writer by absorbing other people's techniques via osmosis.

I completely agree with him on Singularity Sky too. I'm still not sure why I actually enjoyed reading The Da Vinci Code, since it is objectively complete crap, but I did. Hm. Certainly the thumbing one's nose at Christianity factor had something to do with it, as did the amusement at watching people with a marginal grasp on reality whine about it. Most of it was probably all the random esoterica about Da Vinci and the early Christian church that Dan Brown made up or copied, though.

This has been your monthly allowance of hyperlinks.

Posted: 2005-06-04 22:02 — Why no comments?

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