The impending catastrophe, part one

This one goes out to the dystopians. Who are not the ones I love. An underlying assumption, if I can put it that way, behind everything I have been saying is the reality of the so-called ‘Zoo hypothesis’ – that’s to say this galactic sector is teeming with intelligent, spacefaring civilisations. Likewise, the intimately relatedContinue reading “The impending catastrophe, part one”

Seeing through the Prism of Lyra

Or should one say ‘the prism of lies’? I do not, however, want to get personal and nasty here, so I’ll not refer to it like that. The two people who wrote it, Lyssa Royal and Keith Priest, seem like good people to me, and would certainly not have intended any deception by it. ItContinue reading “Seeing through the Prism of Lyra”

Intervention – The Prime Directive – part two

In part one I concentrated on a more ‘spiritual’, or evolutionary, justification for our interventionist policy, which could also be called our ‘prime directive’. In part two I will ramble on about the practical side of things. Essentially this goes way back to what we call the Ancient War. This refers to an extended periodContinue reading “Intervention – The Prime Directive – part two”