K-Raelians plus The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World by Thomas M. Disch, and The Men Who Stare At Goats by Jon Ronson

This entry is part 4 of 72 in the series SF in South Korea

As part of my continuing adventures in figuring out what I want to say in my paper on SF cinema in Korea, this post discusses Raelianism in Korea whilst working through a review of two books on SF and their effects on the world. I’ve just finished reading Jon Ronson’s The Men Who Stare At […]

Seven Deadlier Sins

Mark broke the 11th Commandment, and mentioned the Vatican’s new list of seven deadly sins, which apparently are the following: Drug abuse Morally debatable experimentation Environmental pollution Causing poverty Social inequality and injustice Genetic manipulation Accumulating excessive wealth Some of those are cute, by the way. One could very easily argue that Social Inequality is […]