Re: Social Science Fiction?

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Mon, 15 Mar 1999 14:51:20 -0600

Robin Hanson wrote:
> Story descriptions of an
> encounter with a price limit are less vivid, and so more likely to slow
> a plot down.

John Barnes did exactly that, and made it work, in _A Million Open Doors_.

--          Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

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