Androids, Cyborgs, &; Transhumanism. Oh My! — Part I: The Tin Woodman

Reflecting upon my last series about Odd John, the Ubermensch, and the Sci-Fi tragedy, I have decided to take a slightly different approach to dragging you through my experiences in the rabbit holes of literature. I am going to try to tell this as more of a story, rather than a hodge-podge brain vomit into Read more about Androids, Cyborgs, &; Transhumanism. Oh My! — Part I: The Tin Woodman[…]

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Book Keeper: On My Desk

Salutations! I hope everyone enjoyed my last series on Odd John and the Ubermensch. Writing and researching that was quite the experience for me. The rabbit hole I explored with that story led me to books and ideas I never thought would be connected. I have another series planned for the near future, but for Read more about Book Keeper: On My Desk[…]

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Odd John, Ubermensch, & the Sci-Fi Tragedy: Part III

In today’s post, I am assuming that you have read, watched, or are at least somewhat familiar with the Watchmen comics or movie. If not, there are spoilers ahead. If so, I will try to do the comics justice, but they are a complex and beautiful work, so it is very possible that I will Read more about Odd John, Ubermensch, & the Sci-Fi Tragedy: Part III[…]

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Odd John, Ubermensch, and the Sci-Fi Tragedy: Part II

In my last post, I tried to in some way show you, the reader, the connection between Friedrich Nietzsche’s Ubermensch and John Wainwright, the “super-normal” human boy from Olaf Stapledon’s Odd John. If you still find yourself in the dark (as I often do) about what on earth Nietzsche is talking about, there is a Read more about Odd John, Ubermensch, and the Sci-Fi Tragedy: Part II[…]

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