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Date: Sat, 28 Dec 2002 23:03:37 +0000 (GMT)
From: Josh Geller 
Subject: Re: (urth) Get a bigger hamme

On Sat, 28 Dec 2002, Michael Straight wrote:

> Authorial intent matters when you care deeply about what the author was
> trying to say.  (e.g. biblical interpretation for Christians).  You may
> have a keen interest in what Wolfe was trying to do in the Short Sun
> books, but maybe Chris has a keen interest in coming up with what he
> thinks is a more fun reading.

> The important part is that this is all for fun.

For us, now.

>                                            We're not gonna use the
> results to decide who lives and who dies.

We're not. So far.

Hopefully no one ever will. But who can predict the future?

Give it time: another Thirty Years War might be fought over the opinions
expressed on this list.

Never understimate the power of human stupidity.



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