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quote 2018-03-08 20:50
"Faith in not rational. Do you know what a cathedral is, Chief Engineer?"

"A kind of church," she said. "A big church."

"A church that took centuries to build," he clarified. "And could cost hundreds of lives in the building. A church that represented an absolutely absurd investment for a medieval lord. And yet they got built anyway. For the glory of God."
Chill - Elizabeth Bear

Grail, p. 292, by Elizabeth Bear

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quote 2018-03-07 18:22
"Don't look at me. Just because the puppeteer's hand is up your ass, it doesn't mean you know what they are thinking."
Chill - Elizabeth Bear

Gavin, p.276

Chill / Elizabeth Bear


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quote 2016-06-20 05:18
If I could describe a "human being" I would be more than I am - and probably living in the future, because I think of human beings as something to be realized ahead... But clearly "human beings" have something to do with the luminous images you see in a bright child's eyes - the exploring, wondering, eagerly grasping, undestructive quest for live. I see that undescribed spirit as central to us all - James Triptree, Jr/Alice Sheldon
Her Smoke Rose Up Forever - James Tiptree Jr.

Front pages of Her Smoke Rose Up Forever - June pick for the Virtual Speculation Bookclub

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