Patrick Nielsen Hayden on John Calvin

Teresa Nielsen Hayden at Making Light:

Numinous collisions
Tomorrow is John Calvin’s 500th birthday.

“Wow!” said Patrick. “What a different world we’d be living in if he hadn’t invented the positronic robot.”

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