[ExI] kirinyaga

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Tue Jan 21 17:35:00 UTC 2020

On Tue, Jan 21, 2020 at 7:34 AM spike jones via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> BillW when I read this comment, I remember you had said something about
> another book being depressing, so I asked myself why I generally don’t find
> dark books depressing.  The answer I came up with: the European-educated
> shaman (and the other dark character from Stuart) are caricatures.  Dark
> writing is often filled with symbolism, and are intentionally exaggerated
> for the shock value.

Poe's Law applies, unfortunately.  It is too often impossible to tell if
this is the case, or if it's not an exaggeration at all and it is a serious
proposal.  Too often, it really is a serious proposal.

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