Re: Philotes

Anders Sandberg (
26 Aug 1999 15:47:51 +0200 writes:

> I once read a science fiction story that dealt with things called philotes.

Likely Orson Scott Card's Ender novels (definitely mentioned in the third novel in the series).

> Are they real, and, if so, can they be used for extropian causes?

No, they are an invention in the novel.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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