Religious institutions throughout history have served functional purposes. Priests heal, advise, judge, keep records, and perform important functions for the redistribution of wealth. It’s not all myths & silly rituals.
Tagged: david weber
Echoes of history reverberate through SFF, parallels that can be hard to pick up on, but which still inform how we think about the world. (published at tor.com)
In trying to come up with a fictional example of prison, I was reminded of a discussion I had with one of my professors in college. The topic was determinism...